Simple Definition of low blow
boxing : an illegal punch that hits a boxer below the waist
: an action or comment that is very hurtful and unfair
Full Definition of low blow
: an unprincipled attack <gossip column that landed one low blow after another — James Fallows>
Examples of low blow in a sentence
Firing her on her birthday was really a low blow.
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