What does low-key mean?


Low-key means modest or unassuming. The term is typically used to refer to a person who is secretive or quiet about something, such as having a crush on someone.

The term increased in popularity near the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017. It is similar to the DL term, which is used for describing stuff that goes on "under the radar."


I can't believe they are dating!
IKR? Evidently he's had a low-key crush on her for, like, 2 years

Low-key means modest

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Updated September 11, 2017

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