Cite
 

Meaning of low-key

low-key

Pronunciation: (lō'kē'), [key]
— adj., v., -keyed, -key•ing.
—adj.
—v.t.
  1. to make or attempt to make low-key: to low-key the arms buildup.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.