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.
It was the lowest of the low and we hope the person
She said: "They are making money out of the disabled and that is the lowest of the low.
She said: "The fact that the trees were in memory of loved ones - it's just the lowest of the low, really.
Not content with stealing just cash and roses from the shop - no, they had to stoop to the lowest of the low and pinch a charity box destined for baby hospice Zoe's Place.
I had no say in this transport mode, I'm the lowest of the low on the road.
Only the lowest of the low would commit such a crime.
The pathetic excuse for a human being who was prepared to take an iPhone from a little girl in Skelmersdale must surely qualify as being the lowest of the low.
Our leader, David Cameron, believes it should be other politicians who, until recently, were the lowest of the low but now of course they have found others who are even more venal, namely bankers.
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.