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Definition of the adjective low-down

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adjective - degrees: more low-down / most low-down

  1. of the most contemptible kind
  2. (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues

Alternative definition of the adjective low-down


  1. [idiomatic, slang, US] Of no value.

Definition of the noun low-down

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  1. slang terms for inside information


  1. "Low-down" a.k.a. "Lowdown" is a hit song originally recorded in 1976 by Boz Scaggs for his mainstream-breakthrough album, Silk Degrees. The song was co-written by Scaggs and David Paich. Paich, along with fellow "Lowdown" session musicians David Hungate and Jeff Porcaro, would later help form the band Toto.
  2. "Low-down" a.k.a. "Low Down" is a musical album of Delta Moon.
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  3. "Low-down" a.k.a. "Low Down" is a composition.


"Low-down" a.k.a. "Low Down" is a drama, family and music biographical film directed by Jeff Preiss.

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Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

low-down adj. abject; dishonorable. n. inf. relevant information about something. low•er adj. 1 less. 725. low-down.

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms (1993)

by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz

the low-down (si; esp US) information, esp confidential and/or damaging, about (a person, organization or activity): ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

*low down, low-down, lowdown. A disadvantage; the inside facts useful to a criminal: 1929, ...

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