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Definition of "lowball" []

  • The position of the ball on an American railroad ball signal that indicated Stop. (noun)
  • A form of poker in which the lowest-ranking poker hand wins the pot. Usually the ace is the lowest-ranking card, straights and flushes do not count making the best possible hand being A, 2, 3, 4, 5 regardless of suits (in contrast to deuce-to-seven lowball.) (noun)
  • A form of cribbage in which the first to score 121 (or 61) is the loser. (noun)
  • An unmixed alcohol drink served on ice or water in a short glass. (noun)
  • To give an intentionally low estimate of anything, not necessarily with deceptive intent. (verb)

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Use "lowball" in a sentence
  • "(The budget calls the lowball $50 billion number a "placeholder" for "some as-yet unknown costs.")"
  • "Most buyers are afraid to "lowball" you too much, but will try to get you to move lower than they're ultimately willing and ready to pay."
  • "Aspen's interest was initially seen as a lifeline for Sigma, but analysts last week described the 55 Australian cents a share offer as "lowball" and "opportunistic.""
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