verb. make a deliberately low estimate.
Sentences with lowball
1. Verb, base form
That is to say, if the person with the hiring power pins you down on a number, that could be the easiest way for your future employer to dismiss or even lowball you right from the start.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Developing this list can help you gain some perspective on whether the job is still worth fighting for, despite the lowball offer.
This might be a soda water in a lowball glass with a twist of lemon, or cranberry juice in a martini glass with a slice of lime -- everyone will think it's a Cosmo.