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Definition of keep it on the down low

keep it on the down low

verb

  • keep it a secret.
    Hey, keep it on the down low.

    Last edited on Jul 21 1998. Submitted by Nicole from AR, USA on Jul 21 1998.

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Other terms relating to 'down':

Definitions include: to prepare for hardship.
Definitions include: a fight or severe beating.
Definitions include: It means having to beat someone up.
Definitions include: to back down from a situation.
Definitions include: to vomit into a toilet.
Definitions include: also "bow down to the white porcelain god."
Definitions include: to sadden one.
Definitions include: to greatly impress a crowd.
Definitions include: unattractive.
Definitions include: a person who has oral sex and intercourse with multiple people.
Definitions include: to knuckle down; to submit to; to melt down; to be unable to take the heat; to give in.
Definitions include: overly formal, conservative.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: to give someone oral sex.
Definitions include: to stop being angry.

Other terms relating to 'it':

Definitions include: in support of.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I understand it".
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: (masculine) to have sexual intercourse
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.
Definitions include: not showering before bed after working all day.
Definitions include: to display bling-bling.
Definitions include: to completely fail a task.
Definitions include: acronym of "bend over here it comes again."
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: to move very fast.
Definitions include: to drink heavily.
Definitions include: see about it.
Definitions include: to be in agreement with something or wanting to do something.

Other terms relating to 'keep':

Definitions include: "keep buggering on", i.e. don't give up.
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: to monitor new information or rumors.
Definitions include: to supervise a person.
Definitions include: to watch for.
Definitions include: to remain courageous.
Definitions include: to restrain from laughing.
Definitions include: to keep one's composure.
Definitions include: sardonic retort to "No shit, Sherlock!"
Definitions include: from football, but referring to an object that you like.
Definitions include: statement of encouragement.
Definitions include: to tell the truth.
Definitions include: to keep it real.
Definitions include: doing things in way a gangster would.
Definitions include: to not be promiscuous.

Other terms relating to 'low':

Definitions include: DL is short for down-low, which basically means to keep things under-wraps, to keep a secret or lay low.
Definitions include: See on the DL.
Definitions include: to keep quiet.
Definitions include: to have the zipper on one's trousers unzipped.
Definitions include: to get a haircut.
Definitions include: to have sexual intercourse with a woman.
Definitions include: acronym for "Guardian Reader Of Low Intelligence in Ethnic Skirt", an insult used by doctors in the UK on medical charts.
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: acronym for "lower Alabama".
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: very much under the influence of marijuana; "very high".
Definitions include: a session of communication that has little information relative to its time-length.
Definitions include: a mean-spirited response.
Definitions include: low-class.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: A Southern Colloquialism meaning absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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