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Princeton's WordNet

  1. low-key, low-keyed, subduedadjective

    restrained in style or quality

    "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"

    Synonyms:
    hushed, soft, low-keyed, dim, muted, quiet, subdued

    Antonyms:
    unrestrained

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "low-key":

    discreet, discrete, low-profile

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#2052soft
#4205quiet
#9160discrete
#9389dim
#13204discreet
#30789subdued
#32598muted
#53537hushed

How to use low-key in a sentence?

  1. Vivian Deuschl:

    It’s a whole new world in terms of how the inauguration is being celebrated, it’s much more low-key.

  2. Tawny Kitaen:

    At first, we'd be very low-key about it. Knowing people were always watching, we'd be on the lot and say, ‘Hello, how are you doing today?’ That sort of thing.’.

  3. Selena Gomez:

    The guys that do have the confidence to hit on me are not necessarily my type, but they think they are because I ’m a pop star, I sing songs, do movies, I like to feel sexy and confident on stage, i ’d be so stoked with a writer or producer or actor who is low-key, but those kind of guys are terrified of me ! she said.

  4. Bruce Morrow:

    We were both so happy, so excited, but we tried to stay low-key, like it's no big deal, so we wouldn't look all giddy and silly, if Ed was wearing lipstick, you would have been able to see lipstick smudges on both his ears because that's how big that smile was on him. It was a look I'd never forget.

  5. Sam Singer:

    The more they say, the more liability they could potentially create for themselves, they are low key, contrite and helpful.


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