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1. Of or related to the low cost of a good, service, or security. A lowball cost is determined by comparing the cost to similar goods, services, and securities. Lowball costs may indicate a low quality in the good, service, or security.

2. Informal; to make an offer to buy something for an exceptionally low price. For example, if the asking price on a house is $200,000, a potential buyer may lowball the seller by offering $125,000.


Of, relating to, or being an unrealistically low bid. Compare pricey.
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Where are) the hundreds of thousands of people who have been low-balled and cheated because they settled too soon?
Goring reportedly felt he had been low-balled with a take-it-or-leave-it annual salary of $400,000.
A pair of mistakes, which low-balled the amount the association will have to pay county retirees by $1.