Simple Definition of lowball
: to trick or deceive (someone) by saying that the price or cost of something is lower than it really is
: to give a very low or unfairly low offer to (someone)
Full Definition of lowball
1 : to give (a customer) a deceptively low price or cost estimate
2 : to give a markedly or unfairly low offer <lowballed him in contract negotiations>
Examples of lowball in a sentence
It became clear that the contractor had lowballed us on the cost of materials.
Management lowballed him in contract negotiations.
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