the lowest of the low

the lowest of the low

1. A person or group considered to be the most debased or least scrupulous. Only the lowest of the low would deal drugs to kids.
2. The members of society with the least wealth, resources, opportunities, etc. In India, the so-called untouchables have been treated as the lowest of the low.
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the lowest of the low

those regarded as the most immoral or socially inferior of all.
1995 Nicholas Whittaker Platform Souls And fare dodgers, well, they're the lowest of the low, and should be strung up.
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To Jurgis he seemed a scarcely less wonderful person than the speaker at the meeting; he was poor, the lowest of the low, hunger-driven and miserable--and yet how much he knew, how much he had dared and achieved, what a hero he had been
I find myself, with a great career opening before me, tied to a woman whose relations are (as you well know) the lowest of the low.
I am well aware that it is not for the lowest of the low to carry a gentleman's brolly, and I ask your ladyship's pardon for the liberty.
Those are bad enough, but hitting nurses and other hospital staff is really the lowest of the low.
Coun Lisa Parker, the borough council's environment spokesman, said: "Whoever did this the lowest of the low in my eyes.
Councillor Leigh Bramall said of the company: "These people really are the lowest of the low to knowingly target vulnerable people and rip them off for significant amounts of money.
I had no say in this transport mode, I'm the lowest of the low on the road.
People who prey on the vulnerable are the lowest of the low but for some, when presented with the opportunity, it's irresistible.
Drug dealers really are the lowest of the low, trying to get rich quick and not caring about the lives they wreck.
Assistant secretary at the club, Roy Pape said: "Whoever did this is the lowest of the low.
The source said: "Nasser still thinks he is one of the elite but he is serving life with the lowest of the low.
I think he is the lowest of the low - a nasty little person.
As for the slaughtermen they are the lowest of the low.
The announcement was made to shepherds, of all people the lowest of the low, without any material power whatever.
Mexican blacks remain invisible, and the lowest of the low on the country's social and economic totem pole.