Low-profile



noun
1.
a deliberately inconspicuous, modest, or anonymous manner.
noun
1.

adjective
2.
(of a tyre) wide in relation to its height
adj.

1957, in reference to automobile wheels, from low (adj.) + profile (n.). General sense by 1970, American English, in reference to Nixon Administration policy of partial U.S. disengagement from burdensome commitments abroad.

adjective

: a low-profile discreetness

noun phrase

Inconspicuousness; recessiveness; modesty: He thought he’d do better with a low profile the first year or so (1960s+)

Related Terms

keep a low profile
see: keep a low profile

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