from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Behavior or activity carried out with deliberate restraint or modesty so as not to attract attention: keep a low profile.
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- n. a state of low visibility in which public notice is avoided
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She was yet more noticeable among the spingtime sunbathers in the Great Court, a large sheltered lawn between Buildings 3 and 4 that overlooked the new segment of Memorial Drive, its double row of sycamores, and, in their gaps, the sparkling, playful Charles and the rosy low profile of Back Bay.
Embraer's low profile is conspicuous, while rivals engage in a battle for the future of the critical, single-aisle aircraft market, which accounts for about half of manufacturers' revenue, according to HSBC.
"I suspect they keep a low profile when Hera's on the rampage."
Rivolta sent us packing with the promise of medals in the event of success and a thick packet of orders that also contained maps, a precise horary, and a photograph of Mussolini taken from low profile in order to emphasise the jut of his chin.
The seal of the Ohio Historical Society is displayed inside the main door, but according to Neil, “it’s so low profile that most people don’t notice it.”
Disdaining the low profile he had kept so far, he ran for the keep door, black pellets flying before him.
His stick-thin ex-squeeze has been keeping a low profile while she preps for pilot season auditions.