the lowdown

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the lowdown

:important information or facts about something
  • He gave me the lowdown about the company's vice president.
  • Reporters are trying to get the lowdown on what caused the accident.

Word by Word Definitions

lowdown play
  1. : the inside facts : dope

  1. : contemptible, base

  2. : deeply emotional


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