from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person of low social status or moral character: "explores a world of London lowlifes in sinister prosperity” ( Times Literary Supplement).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An untrustworthy, despicable, or disreputable person, especially one suspected of being a criminal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
low + life (Wiktionary)