- of or pertaining to men who secretly or discreetly have sex with other men: She once dated a down-low guy.
- on the down low,
- (of a man) secretly or discreetly engaging in sex with other men.
- secret; discreet: Okay I'll tell you, but keep it on the down-low.
Origin of down-low
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Examples from the Web for down-low
She's willing to speak about things people might to keep on the down-low or hush-hush.Sex Trafficking Survivor’s Inspiring Political Run in Portland, OR
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And I got the impression they were on the down-low, and they were a couple.Amy Poehler Talks to Rachel Dratch About Her Memoir
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