low man on the totem pole

Definition of low man on the totem pole

  1. :  the person with the lowest rank :  the least important or least powerful person

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  moo

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

  1. :  having a small upward extension or elevation

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

    :  having a low-cut neckline

  1. :  something that is low: such as

    :  depth

    :  a region of low barometric pressure

  1. :  flame, blaze

  1. :  flame, blaze

  1. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual

totemplay
  1. :  an object (such as an animal or plant) serving as the emblem of a family or clan and often as a reminder of its ancestry

    :  a usually carved or painted representation of such an object

    :  a family or clan identified by a common totemic object

poleplay
  1. :  a long slender usually cylindrical object (as a length of wood)

    :  a shaft which extends from the front axle of a wagon between wheelhorses and by which the wagon is drawn :  tongue

    :  a long staff of wood, metal, or fiberglass used in the pole vault

  1. :  to act upon with a pole

    :  to impel or push with a pole

    :  to propel a boat with a pole

  1. :  either extremity of an axis of a sphere and especially of the earth's axis

    :  either of two related opposites

    :  a point of guidance or attraction


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