: relatively low to the ground or floor
a low-slung convertible
a low-slung modern building
a low-slung sofa

Examples of low-slung in a Sentence

only low-slung hotels have been built around the lake, so development isn't as intrusive as at other resorts
Recent Examples on the Web Behind the men and the cars is a low-slung apartment complex, maybe a housing project, painted a dull yellow. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 11 July 2024 When layered with a crisp, crew neck T-shirt and soft, low-slung jeans (that show off the tiniest bit of midriff), the look is positively geek-chic. Kristina Rutkowski, Vogue, 10 July 2024 The collection includes a wide-leg crop, ’90s straight crop and low-slung straight jeans, an A-line sleeveless mini dress, a button-front tank, shorts and midi skirt. Angela Velasquez, Sourcing Journal, 9 July 2024 Despite the radical styling, the low-slung two-seater hides a down-to-earth electric motor producing 349 hp. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 5 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for low-slung 

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of low-slung was in 1840

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“Low-slung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low-slung. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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