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Definition of "lowborn" [low•born]

  • Of humble birth. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lowborn" in a sentence
  • "Marcus saw a lowborn merchant pull a few hearty war-dog pups from a basket."
  • "What he perceives as the hypocrisy of the actor Robbie Coltrane, who attended a fancy school in Scotland before reinventing himself as "a lowborn grease-monkey," inspires a rare, and comical, rant."
  • "Livia is the highborn conniver who facilitates both intrigues, and later falls for Bianca's lowborn husband, Leantio."