Throngs of buyers, editors, and others lined the tents to see the presentation, which was as low-key as her looks.
This is where having a low-key character like Deborah Samson, rather than, say, George Washington, was really helpful.
Simply everybody inside the Beltway wants to meet the low-key politician who just became the new mayor-elect.
Quiet; modest; unassertive: She is low-key but is happy to talk about things that Wayans doesn't do for himself (1965+)
To treat with little emphasis; play down: They were low-keying it because of the controversy (1960+)
[in adjective sense, a technical term in photography, ''with tones lying in the gray scale,'' found by 1907]