Definitions for LOWDOWNˈloʊˌdaʊn; -ˈdaʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

low•downˈloʊˌdaʊn; -ˈdaʊn(n.; adj.)

  1. the real and unadorned facts:

    Give me the lowdown on the situation.

    Category: Informal

  2. (adj.)contemptible; base; mean:

    a lowdown trick.

    Category: Informal

  3. Category: Informal

    Ref: funky2 (def. 1). 2 1

Origin of lowdown:

1540–50

Wiktionary

  1. lowdown(Noun)

    The story or truth; the scoop or dirt.

    All the reporters hoped to be the first to get the lowdown on the celebrity's marriage plans.

  2. lowdown(Adjective)

    Unfair; shameful.

    Lowdown tactics

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