Definition of Lowlifes

1. Noun. (plural of lowlife) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lowlifes

1. lowlife [n] - See also: lowlife

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowlifes

lowish
lowk
lowks
lowland
lowland burrowing treefrog
lowland fir
lowland white fir
lowlander
lowlanders
lowlands
lowlier
lowliest
lowlife
lowlifer
lowlifers
lowlifes (current term)
lowlight
lowlights
lowlihead
lowliheads
lowlihood
lowlily
lowliness
lowlinesses
lowlives
lowly
lown
lown-ganong-levine syndrome
lownd
lownded

Literary usage of Lowlifes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Police Brutality in Urban Brazil by James Cavallaro (1997)
"Beatings of lowlifes I've always favored. When, on the other hand, decent people are beaten I look to take violent measures and investigate vigorously. ..."

2. In Other Words by Franklin Pierce Adams (1912)
"His stuff has got to be so snappy That it will make all ages happy. Cease, lowlifes, then, to lamp my line; Your knocking never shall upset me. ..."

3. Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks by Walter Edward Williams (1995)
"Some men make lewd comments to women and treat them in a manner that not even the lowest of lowlifes would have fifty years ago. ..."

4. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... racist cop that people in black neighborhoods are not necessarily denizens of the jungle — "lowlifes ... drunks... crack heads, ex-cons ... cons-to-be . ..."

5. Tanglefoot, an (Almost)) True Story of Civil Wars and Cities by Richard Connelly Miller (2005)
""lowlifes call me Captain Streeter." "Captain Streeter." "It's Captain Streeter, Sir." "Captain Streeter, Sir." "Yes?" "Be a good fellow and let us out of ..."

6. WMD Machete by Mark Plimsoll (2006)
"Bad manners, bad upbringing, lowlifes. A bystander says "If it's true they give only to beautiful young girls, you must have a houseful. ..."

7. The Baker Street Bunch and the Missing Honeybees Mystery by Michael W. Paulson (2005)
"After paying the hefty entrance fee, Clayton found himself in a dimly lit hole for sexually marauding lowlifes. A stage occupied one entire wall and upon it ..."

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