low-life


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lowlife

1. A contemptible person. That guy is a lowlife, always hitting on the waitresses and causing trouble.
2. The class of such people considered collectively. As a private investigator, I'm well-acquainted with our city's lowlife.

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.
What else is contemptible excuse of a low-life capable of after a skinful, makes you think doesn''t it
Elin and her family are going through hell, thanks to her low-life of a husband, and I wonder just how many more cheap fakes aregoing to crawl out of the woodwork to try and cash in on this scandal.
The council is trying to improve our area, but low-life yobs have "done graffiti all over the seats
And he even sympathised with low-life Shearer about his terrible court ordeal.
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.
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.