- An example of a low key party is one where people sit around and quietly talk.
- An example of a low key person is someone who doesn't get easily mad or show wild swings of emotion.
- Having low intensity; restrained, as in style or quality; subdued.
- Having or producing uniformly dark tones with few areas of contrast, as in a photograph or film.
(comparative more low-key, superlative most low-key)
While both low-key and high-key are commonly used in photography, high-key is not used in everyday usage. The term mid-key also exists in photography, but is much rarer.
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- From the brand's famed line of denim to the urban feel of pocket-laden cargo pants and utility bags, Girbaud has managed to maintain the classic, low-key yet unavoidably glamorous attitude that is associated with European style.
- There are many benefits to low-key parks - they are typically less expensive than major theme parks and they often feature more interactive games and attractions rather than rides that simply strap riders in for a quick thrill.
- If you prefer a more low-key anniversary celebration onboard Royal Caribbean, then consider requesting a Royal Romance package which includes anniversary-related stateroom decorations and a "Congratulations" cake.
- That doesn't necessarily mean the company with the biggest marketing budget; sometimes the low-key guys that put their spare dollars into finding better raw materials for their products have the best stuff.
- If formal's not your thing, you can get a dress for more casual occasions at Anthropologie-they have them in denim and other low-key fabrics for the choosing, and the price point is relatively low as well.