Definitions

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  • n. A particularly bad or mediocre aspect

Etymologies

low +ā€Ž light. Formed by analogy with highlight. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I promised a lowlight from a study predicting the future of boomers twenty years hence.

    The Boomer Blog: April 2008 Archives

  • As with the other versions of this phone, it also sports touch-sensitive buttons that glow red, making it easy to see in lowlight conditions.

    LG launches tasty new phone | Sync Blog

  • Reviewing my notes, I realized that the lowlight was actually in a presentation that was part of a sneak preview of the study ā€” and may not actually have made it into the study, itself.

    The Boomer Blog: April 2008 Archives

  • The highlight of this film is Susan Hayward's "Dance of the Single Veil"; and the lowlight is the first meeting between Genghis and his future bride, where the macho Wayne introduces himself to Hayward by ripping off her dress and exposing her breasts not shown to the audience, of course.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The lowlight was the transformation of political correspondent James Macintyre from interviewer to polemicist.

    Iain Dale's Diary

  • The lowlight was a 19-game losing streak in 2005, and the lowlight of that was when they blew a five-run lead in the ninth when left fielder

    SI.com

  • The lowlight was a fake field goal attempted by the Redskins just before halftime.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • When you both get home from work, while changing or preparing dinner, share your highlight and "lowlight" of the day with your spouse.

    David Code: How a Parent's Anxious Mind Impacts a Child

  • Suffice it to say that Iā€™d attended a couple of these things, and the lowlight was the poet expressing gratitude and then wheezing from their work, all self-absorbed and ponderous.

    Missive From Outside the Academy. Really! : Patricia Smith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • WHAT WENT WRONG: A dreadful early-January loss to hapless Wyoming when a 14-point lead with less than five minutes to play got away was easily the season's lowlight.

    SAN Diego State - Team Notes

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