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downhome

  • Newfoundland
    When talking about some of the great things about Newfoundland, the Newfoundlander said "downhome is the best fishing".

    Last edited on Dec 07 2008. Submitted by Anonymous from Canada on Dec 07 2008.

adjective

  • reminiscent of a simple, rural lifestyle. US.
    I love downhome cooking.

    Last edited on Jul 30 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on May 30 2012.

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downhomer

noun

  • Newfoundlander
    I tell you, that downhomer never stops talking about fishing.

    Last edited on Dec 07 2008. Submitted by Anonymous from Canada on Dec 07 2008.

  • any person who is living or has lived in any of Canada's Atlantic provinces

    Last edited on Apr 27 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 27 2012.

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down in the dumps

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download

  • to defecate.
    I have to go download.

    Last edited on Aug 31 2002. Submitted by John S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Aug 31 2002.

  • to give birth, have a baby delivered

    Last edited on Dec 29 2003. Submitted by Bahn, M. on Dec 29 2003.

  • to talk something out; to vent;
    I really had a bad day today, thanks for letting me download to you.

    Last edited on Apr 26 2005. Submitted by Chris C. from Fletcher, NC, USA on Apr 26 2005.

  • to understanding something.
    Could you repeat yourself, I didn't download it.

    Last edited on Jun 23 2005. Submitted by Elcid B. from Ōsaka City, Ōsaka Prefecture, Japan on Jun 23 2005.

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down low

  • to keep quiet. Secretive. Also known as the DL.
    Keep this on the down low.
    He's hitting it on the DL.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2013. Submitted by B $oLo from St Louis, MO, USA on Mar 27 1999.

  • word or phrase the person wants to keep to a limited amount of people or persons.
    Hey, keep that on the down low yo.

    Last edited on Mar 27 1999. Submitted by Tyler C. from Kalispell, MT, USA on Mar 27 1999.

  • To keep something quiet or concealed.
    I lost the 20 bucks from the cash register but keep it on the down low or I'll get fired.

    Last edited on Nov 20 2001. Submitted by Dan B. from Lima, Lima, Peru on Nov 20 2001.

  • to keep a secret.
    We gonna kick it on the D.L.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Stephen from Carrollton, TX, USA on Aug 19 2002.

  • Basically means a secret. "Keep this on the down-low, don't tell anyone." Can also mean details or the real reason behind something. "Give me the down-low." Also known as "D.L." "Keep this on the D.L." "Here's the D.L., man."
    Keep this on the down-low.

    Last edited on Jan 13 2003. Submitted by Kati from Memphis, TN, USA on Jan 13 2003.

  • Keep it a secret. Also DL.
    Shh! Keep it on the down-low.
    Shh! Keep it on the D-L.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Ron on Jan 30 2006.

adjective

  • a phrase meaning a married man is secretly having sex with another man. Usually preceded by "on the." More commonly used by African-Americans.
    Mary doesn't know that her husband is on the down low.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Submitted by Wilhelmina M. on Apr 18 2004.

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down on (one's) luck

adjective

  • unlucky.
                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "White Rice", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 16 2011.

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downshift the dirtbike

  • To relax, hang out.
    Hey ladies, come by later! We'll downshift the dirtbike!

    Last edited on Jun 15 1998. Submitted by S. Campbell from Ontario, Canada on Jun 15 1998.

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downstairs

noun - uncountable

  • the genital area.
    Do you shave... you know... downstairs?

    Last edited on Aug 20 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

  • euphemism for hell.
    If you don't change your ways, you're going downstairs.

    Last edited on Aug 20 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 04 2012.

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