from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang The whole truth: gave us the lowdown on what happened at the party.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The story or truth; the scoop or dirt.
- adj. Unfair; shameful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. true confidential information.
- adj. of the most contemptible kind; contemptible; mean; base; vile; -- of people or the actions of people.
- adj. having the soulful feeling of early blues; -- of jazz.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Far down in the social scale; degraded; mean.
- n. A ravine, or gully, such as is frequented by the sea-elephant of California.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
- adj. of the most contemptible kind
- n. slang terms for inside information
low + down (Wiktionary)