low-rise

adjective \ ˈlō-ˈrīz \

Definition of low-rise

1 : having few stories and not equipped with elevators
  • a low-rise classroom building
2 : of, relating to, or characterized by low-rise buildings
  • a low-rise housing development

First Known Use of low-rise

1922

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of low-rise for English Language Learners

  • of a building : not tall : having few floors or stories

  • : made up of low-rise buildings


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