low-pro|file

1. manner, behavior, style, performance, or the like, that is inconspicuous, moderate, or unexceptional: »

Japan today simply stands too tall and too rich to maintain a low profile (Time).

2. a person who shows or cultivates a low profile: »

We now have a government of “low profiles,” gray men who represent no identifiable place, no region, no program (Harper's).

low-pro|file «LOH PROH fyl», adjective.
played down; low-key: »

Dim lights, small tables, and low-profile recorded music (New Yorker).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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