low-rise

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(architecture): A retronym created as an antonym to high-rise.

Noun[edit]

low-rise ‎(plural low-rises)

  1. (architecture) A building of no more than a few stories.
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Etymology 2[edit]

(fashion): From the low waistline of lowerbody clothing

Adjective[edit]

low-rise ‎(not comparable)

  1. (fashion) pertaining to lowerbody clothing whose waistlines does not reach the waist, but hangs along the hips