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lowball (v.)

also low-ball, "report or estimate lower," from low (adj.) + ball (n.1).

updated on September 09, 2016

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Definitions of lowball from WordNet

lowball (v.)
make a deliberately low estimate;
The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed
Synonyms: underestimate
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