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lowdown

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low-down

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1. noun essential information2. adjective (of person) dishonourable3. adjective (of action) mean4. adjective (of place, lifestyle etc) disreputable5. adjective MUS basic, simple 1 noun informal essential informationcúlra an scéilwe'll give you the lowdown on what happened inseoimid gach eolas daoibh faoinar tharla, inseoimid an fhírinne daoibh faoinar tharlawhat's the lowdown? cén scéal? 2 adjective informal, pejorative (of person) dishonourablelofa  c m usuarach adj1  c m uyou lowdown thief! a ghadaí lofa!
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3 adjective informal, pejorative (of action) meansuarach adj1  c m ugránna adj3  c m uhow could you do something so lowdown? cad é mar a thiocfadh leat rud chomh gránna sin a dhéanamh? 4 adjective informal (of place, lifestyle etc) disreputablegránna adj3  c m udíblí adj3  c m ua lowdown building foirgneamh díblí 5 adjective informal MUS basic, simplesimplí adj3  c m ubunúsach adj1  c m u