low-lying

adjective
low-ly·​ing | \ˈlō-ˈlī-iŋ \

Definition of low-lying 

1 : rising relatively little above the base of measurement low-lying hills

2 : lying below the normal level, surface, or the base of measurement or mean elevation low-lying clouds

Synonyms & Antonyms for low-lying

Synonyms

little, low, low-slung, sawed-off, short

Antonyms

altitudinous, high, lofty, tall, towering

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First Known Use of low-lying

1712, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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low-lying

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of low-lying

: not far above the level of the sea

: close to the ground

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