Definition of low-class in English:



  • Of a low or inferior standard, quality, or social class.

    ‘low-class places of amusement’
    • ‘I go to the cheap markets and the expensive markets, I mix with low-class and high-class society.’
    • ‘But you just can't get into the middle class today with a low-class education.’
    • ‘And he is completely in love with this village girl, who he can't marry because she's too low-class, plus he's also engaged to Rosaline.’
    • ‘She tells Harriet that when he marries, she won't be able to see Mr. Martin because his wife will likely be too low-class.’
    • ‘Once considered the answer to America's affordable-housing void, the mobile home just can't escape its low-class, trailer-park stigma.’
    • ‘To some, the music is rude, low-class, and blatantly sexual and so could not possibly play any part in improving anyone's life.’
    • ‘About 80 percent of Taiwan thinks this job is low-class work and something only bad girls do.’
    • ‘The conventional Vietnamese wisdom was that certain foods were low-class, common food, even though these foods were nutritious.’
    • ‘They viewed my décor as low-class and childish, but being that it wasn't hurting anyone they let it be.’
    • ‘Watching a movie at a low-class theater might be a boring experience for those not interested in the kind of film that showcases an abundance of nudity and sex.’
    • ‘I don't recognise the writer's description of would-be scientists as low-class artisans in grubby overalls, nor do I recognise the teaching as ‘elitist’.’
    • ‘Chaucer sympathizes with her because he himself was considered low-class.’
    • ‘Just like that dead mayor of ours, she said that middle and low-class families would get a better life.’
    • ‘He starts a fight with the low-class tenants to draw the attention of the leading group of mobsters, the ‘Axe Gang,’ who descend on the slum in tuxedoes and top hats and wielding hatchets.’
    • ‘I can't imagine even the low-class school drop-outs saying that.’
    • ‘While it's considered to be low-class to own one, more people have them than they would admit.’
    • ‘Several rings adorned his hands, revealing that he was not as low-class as one might expect.’
    • ‘I'm generally against laws that try to ensure that people don't act in a low-class way.’
    • ‘He, in turn, gets engaged to a society girl, but Lucy puts a stop to that by pretending to be his low-class alcoholic sister.’
    • ‘But what really kept her mouth shut on the subject was the fear that he really was much more insightful than she would imagine a goofy, uncultured, low-class guy such as him to be.’
    uncouth, vulgar, coarse, rough, unsavoury, boorish, rude, impolite, ill-mannered, unladylike, ungentlemanly, ill-bred, uncivilized, unsophisticated, unrefined, philistine, primitive, savage, brutish, oafish, gross
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/ˈlō ˈˌklas/