- 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.
lowdown definition by Webster's New World
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Slang the true, pertinent facts; esp., secret or inside information: with the
- mean; contemptible
- depressed; blue: feeling lowdown
- Jazz earthy; funky: a lowdown blues
lowdown definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The whole truth: gave us the lowdown on what happened at the party.