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LOWKEY

What Does LOWKEY Mean in a Text?

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LOWKEY means "Quiet, Understated or Discreet." It is used to refer to an event or activity that is carried out without much fanfare or ceremony. For example:
  • We're having a few drinks at the weekend. It's just a LOWKEY get-together. You are all welcome.
  • I'll have LOWKEY word with them when there's no-one else around. There's no point in causing a fuss.
  • The cops maintained a very LOWKEY presence at the demonstration.
LOWKEY is the opposite of HIGHKEY.

In formal use, LOWKEY is usually hyphenated (LOW-KEY). However, as a slang term it is more often typed as one word.

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When I write LOWKEY, I mean this:

meaning of LOWKEY

"Quiet, Understated, Discreet"

Summary of Key Points

"Quiet, Understated, or Discreet" is the most common definition for LOWKEY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
LOWKEY
Definition:Quiet, Understated, Discreet
Type:Word
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Example of LOWKEY Used in a Text

LOWKEY
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