high/low profile

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of high/low profile

used to describe the amount of attention that someone or something is given
  • The actor's high profile helped promote the movie.
  • The company has kept a high profile in the computer industry.
  • I don't really like attention, so I try to keep/maintain a low profile around here.

Word by Word Definitions

high play
  1. : rising or extending upward a great distance : taller than average, usual, or expected

  2. : having a specified height or elevation : tall

  3. : situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. : at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

  2. : well, luxuriously

  1. : an elevated place or region: such as

  2. : hill, knoll

  3. : the space overhead : sky

low play
  1. : moo

  1. : the deep sustained sound characteristic especially of a cow

  1. : having a small upward extension or elevation

  2. : situated or passing little above a reference line, point, or plane

  3. : having a low-cut neckline

  1. : something that is low: such as

  2. : depth

  3. : a region of low barometric pressure

  1. : flame, blaze

  1. : flame, blaze

profile play
  1. : a representation of something in outline

  2. : an outline seen or represented in sharp relief : contour

  3. : a side or sectional elevation: such as

  1. : to represent in profile or by a profile : produce (as by drawing, writing, or graphing) a profile of

  2. : to shape the outline of by passing a cutter around

  3. : to subject to profiling


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