What is low-down?

  • (adj): Of the most contemptible kind.
    Example: "A low-down sneak"
    Synonyms: abject, low, miserable, scummy, scurvy
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  • (adj): (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues.
    Synonyms: funky

Famous quotes containing the word low-down:

    Why don’t you put something on the phonograph, a low-down mean blue. Play it over and over again until you crack it and get sick of it and then go back to work. I do it all the time.
    Robert Rossen (1908–1966)