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Noun: low-down  'low,dawn
  1. Slang term for inside information
    "is that the straight low-down?";
    - dope, poop [N. Amer], the skinny [N. Amer]
Adjective: low-down  'low,dawn
  1. Of the most contemptible kind
    "a low-down sneak";
    - abject, low, miserable, scummy, scurvy
     
  2. (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
    - funky

Derived forms: low-downs

See also: contemptible, emotional

Type of: details, inside information