low-life


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low-life

1. n. a low person; a repellent person. This low-life smells like bacon.
2. mod. mean; belligerent. We don’t need any low-life characters around here.
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Recently, around 15 of these low-life were trying to break into my garage in daylight.
The council is trying to improve our area, but some low-life yobs have done graffiti all over the seats.
I've had enough of these low-life striking bums constantly waving signs in my face and costing the economy untold thousands of dollars in lost revenue.
Low-life scum who injure innocent victims with lethal weapons leave any ``rights'' they had at the scene of their crimes.
And that is exactly the memory Stephen Westlake and his bride Allison would have had - if some low-life hadn't stolen the video camera which contained footage from their wedding from under their noses.
Juvenal is not your average Leonard low-life hero - he bleeds and seems to work miracles.
This new version of the fairy tale is set in blitz-torn London during World War II, when plucky survivors (and low-life hucksters) danced to keep up their spirits.
Salgado's survey ranges over such subjects as London low-life, the dangers of highway robbery and pickpockets, the arbitrariness of justice, and the terrors of incarceration, and he also discusses such marginal activities as alchemy, witchcraft, and astrology.
It might teach the irresponsible low-life a lesson.
The politician is an arachnid Trying to trap you in his web But I don't play silly games Don't wear another man's coat I take the non-committal line Don't register to vote This actually annoys them It's not what they expect I'm talking of well-known low-life Who can't command respect You may say it's undemocratic Not to use my valuable vote This the option I choose Because they don't float my boat Tut, tut, I hear you say What a stupid waste Remember imitation gems Are simply made of paste Jock Brownlee, Loxley Close, Wood End, Coventry.
The only thing worse than being a low-life love rat is being a hypocritical low-life love rat, but that's him, not you.
He's the kind of low-life who's contributed nothing, cost this country a fortune and who makes law-abiding citizens come out in hives.
IN REGARD to the bronze plates stolen from the war memorial by a low-life, ifs beyond belief.
When our streets are cleared of all these low-life scum, Middlesbrough and every town and city throughout the UK will be a better and safer place to work and live.
And if you came to your senses and found yourself in a low-life TV show with Abi Titmuss, Rebecca Loos and other people you have never heard of, wouldn't you cry for your mum