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Noun: lowlife (lowlifes)  'low,lIf
  1. A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    "only a lowlife would do that";
    - rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum [N. Amer], crumb, scumbag, so-and-so, git [Brit], sleazebag, scuzzbucket [N. Amer], sleazeball, scuzzbag [N. Amer], sleazebucket, toad, slimebag, scuzzball [N. Amer], scuzz [N. Amer], ratbag [Brit], slimeball, dirtbag [US]

Derived forms: lowlifes

Type of: disagreeable person, unpleasant person

Encyclopedia: Lowlife