Definition of the lowest of the low in US English:

the lowest of the low

phrase

  • The people regarded as the most immoral or socially inferior of all.

    • ‘You have stooped to the lowest of the low in parliamentary debate.’
    • ‘This was an appalling crime and whoever did this is the lowest of the low.’
    • ‘I think that publishing pictures of anybody as they're dying is the lowest of the low.’
    • ‘For someone to do such a thing - I think they are the lowest of the low.’
    • ‘To steal from the dead is the lowest of the low - it just doesn't get any lower than that.’
    • ‘I mean in the eyes of most people, sex offenders are the lowest of the low.’
    • ‘We know that in the criminal fraternity attacks on the elderly and infirm are seen as the lowest of the low.’
    • ‘Usually converted from smaller supply ships, or cobbled together by the less intelligent of the engineering classes, the class three ships had made a name for themselves as the lowest of the low.’
    • ‘He arrived in the big city, the lowest of the low - the bastard son of a peasant - and stayed there.’
    • ‘This act of solidarity with the lowest of the low in a place of unspeakable violence illustrates the unbounded depth and breadth of God's compassionate presence.’