low life


noun, plural lowlifes.
a despicable person, especially a degenerate or immoral person.

1785–95; low1 + life

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lowlife (ˈləʊˌlaɪf)
n , pl -lifes
 a.  a member or members of the underworld
 b.  (as modifier): his lowlife friends

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