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3 definitions found
 for low-down
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lowdown \low"down`\, low-down \low"-down`\n.
     true confidential information.
  
     Syn: details, dope, poop, inside dope, inside information.
          [WordNet 1.5] lowdown

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lowdown \low"down`\, low-down \low"-down`\a.
     of the most contemptible kind; contemptible; mean; base;
     vile; -- of people or the actions of people; as, a lowdown
     sneak thief.
  
     Syn: abject, base, despicable, low, lowdown, miserable, vile.
          [WordNet 1.5 + PJC]
  
     2. having the soulful feeling of early blues; -- of jazz.
  
     Syn: funky.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  low-down
      adj 1: of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low
             stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable
             treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a
             scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick" [syn: abject, low,
             low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy]
      2: (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues [syn:
         funky, low-down]
      n 1: slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight
           dope?" [syn: dope, poop, the skinny, low-down]

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