Lowdown



[noun loh-doun; adjective loh-doun] /noun ˈloʊˌdaʊn; adjective ˈloʊˈdaʊn/ Informal.

noun
1.
the real and unadorned facts; the true, secret, or inside information (usually preceded by the):
We gave them the lowdown on the new housing project.
adjective
2.
contemptible; base; mean:
a lowdown trick.
3.
, especially socially or morally; degraded.

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