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Synonyms for low-down

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  1. dope, poop, the skinny, low-down(adj)

    slang terms for inside information

    "is that the straight dope?"

    Synonyms:
    after part, smoke, gage, boob, dummy, green goddess, weed, shit, dope, dirt, quarter, crap, stern, sess, tail, skunk, booby, shite, dumbbell, cola, pinhead, locoweed, ninny, nincompoop, grass, pot, sens, turd, the skinny, poop

    Antonyms:
    estimable, unemotional

  2. abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy(adj)

    of the most contemptible kind

    "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, small, downcast, paltry, deplorable, scummy, modest, execrable, suffering, scurvy, unhopeful, humbled, miserable, lowly, low, broken, down in the mouth, blue, humble, downhearted, grim, low-toned, low-pitched, piteous, hapless, misfortunate, pitiable, depleted, crushed, measly, poor, funky, pathetic, wretched, pitiful, gloomy, abject, woeful, depressed, low-spirited, humiliated

    Antonyms:
    estimable, unemotional

  3. funky, low-down(adj)

    (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues

    Synonyms:
    funky, low, stinking, foul-smelling, foetid, fetid, smelly, scurvy, foul, abject, miserable, ill-scented, scummy, noisome

    Antonyms:
    unemotional, estimable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    despicable

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#55032deplorable
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#147160dispirited
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#200320nincompoop
#227568noisome
#245806downhearted

How to use low-down in a sentence?

  1. George Massey:

    We rode up here for 10 hours by bus to get some answers from him because he represents our state, for him to come in for just two minutes was a low-down shame.

  2. Robert Massey:

    Unlike stars, Royal Astronomical Society won't twinkle, even when Royal Astronomical Society's low down, Royal Astronomical Society will look pretty steady, and Royal Astronomical Society will make Royal Astronomical Society stand out. You'll need a good clear southern horizon to see it.

  3. Nic Newman:

    In some countries, subscription fatigue may also be setting in, with the majority preferring to spend their limited budget on entertainment (Netflix/Spotify) rather than news, not surprisingly, news comes low down the list when compared with other services such as Netflix and Spotify – especially for the younger half of the population.

  4. Nic Newman:

    Not surprisingly, news comes low down the list when compared with other services such as Netflix and Spotify – especially for the younger half of the population.


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