Definition of low blow
- gossip column that landed one low blow after another
- —James Fallows
Firing her on her birthday was really a low blow.
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boxing : an illegal punch that hits a boxer below the waist
: an action or comment that is very hurtful and unfair
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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