adjective Also low-down .
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Lowdown Mr. Lee trained the elephants to shoot mud and water from their trunks whenever threatened.
En you ain't got no mo' feelin' den to come en tell me, dat fetched sich a po' lowdown ornery rabbit into de worl'!The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He could be lowdown and vulgar enough to ask right out if he wished.
He treated me mighty sorry—it was lowdown and mean all the way through, the way he done me—but I didn't mean him no real harm.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
You can't give up a lowdown trade That your ancestors began; A butcher butchers things, and yet He's the tenderest-hearted man.
One is lowdown and contemptible and nasty, and the other is expedient.