- The definition of lowdown is cruel or mean, or depressed.
An example of something lowdown is a taunting joke about someone's weight.
- Lowdown is defined as a slang term for inside or secret information.
An example of the lowdown is the latest high school gossip.
- mean; contemptible
- depressed; blue: feeling lowdown
- Jazz earthy; funky: a lowdown blues
(comparative more lowdown, superlative most lowdown)
- Unfair; shameful.
- Lowdown tactics