Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Far down in the social scale; degraded; mean.
  • noun A ravine, or gully, such as is frequented by the sea-elephant of California.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun true confidential information.
  • adjective of the most contemptible kind; contemptible; mean; base; vile; -- of people or the actions of people.
  • adjective having the soulful feeling of early blues; -- of jazz.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The story or truth; the scoop or dirt.
  • adjective Unfair; shameful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
  • adjective of the most contemptible kind
  • noun slang terms for inside information

Etymologies

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low +‎ down

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