or down·low



of or pertaining to men who secretly or discreetly have sex with other men: She once dated a down-low guy.

Nearby words

  1. down-ballot,
  2. down-bow,
  3. down-easter,
  4. down-hearted,
  5. down-home,
  6. down-market,
  7. down-the-line,
  8. down-to-earth,
  9. downbeat,
  10. downburst


    on the down low,
    1. (of a man) secretly or discreetly engaging in sex with other men.
    2. secret; discreet: Okay I'll tell you, but keep it on the down-low.

Origin of down-low

First recorded in 1990-95; down1 + low1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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