Pitfall vs Lowlight - What's the difference?

pitfall | lowlight |


As nouns the difference between pitfall and lowlight

is that pitfall is a potential problem, hazard, or danger that is easily encountered but not immediately obvious while lowlight is a particularly bad or mediocre aspect.

As a verb lowlight is

to dye (part of the hair) a darker colour than the rest.

pitfall

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a potential problem, hazard, or danger that is easily encountered but not immediately obvious.
  • It's usually a simple task, but you should know the pitfalls before you attempt it yourself.
  • A type of trap consisting of a concealed hole in the ground: victims fall into the hole and are unable to escape
  • (computing) An anti-pattern.
  • Synonyms

    * : trap * : anti-pattern, dark pattern

    Derived terms

    * pitfalled

    lowlight

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A particularly bad or mediocre aspect.
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  • , passage=He is not commenting on Dick Cheney’s marksmanship lowlights here. }}
  • In hairstyling, a highlight in a darker colour rather than a lighter one.
  • Coordinate terms

    * highlight

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To dye (part of the hair) a darker colour than the rest.