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DOWN LOW- a secret underground organization where straight, masculine, "thug like" black men, often with wives and girlfriends secretly have unprotected sex with other black men- also known as "the DL".
#1: "Yo bro, where were you last night"?
#2: "Not with mah girl- i was layin it up on the DL".
by Hobo April 10, 2004
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short for on the down low. meaning a brotha is secretly looking for have sex with another dude
DL brotha here lookin to freak wit a hot dude.
by Brian January 23, 2005
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A "Straight" Man That Usually Has A Girlfriend Or Wife But, He Also Has A BoyFriend On The Dl (Down Low). Most Dl's Aren't Gay Just Bisexual But, Afraid To Come Out Because Of Family Or Friends.
Leo: You I'm Talking To This Boy On SnapChat, I Think He's Dl.

Chanel: Oh Shit Really Lemme See Him.

Leo: Look.
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Abbreviated for "Down Low." Sometimes used to say that you are still in the closet. Someone that is afraid to let the world know that they have sex with their homeboys.
Homeboy 1: "Man I like what we really did last night! Your dick is bangin!"

Homeboy 2: "Dude! Shut up! You know I have girlfriend. Don't say that in public, you know i'm on the DL."

by Dorian and Jordan September 14, 2006
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A gay male who claims to be straight but nevertheless frequents gay clubs and bathhouses to score gay sex.
Many DLs have families and claim to be happily married.
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DOWN LOW see also D low--Hidden, concealed,secret.Specifically used to refer to covert male homosexual activity.Whether we're talking about guys who freak with their boys, or hustlers who are strictly "gay for pay" Thanks to homophobia, bigotry and all that bullshit in their communities they prefer to keep things quiet: On the DL.
"It's hard to stay on the DL when your girl catches you on the THUGZILLA web site at 3 o'clock in the morning"
by ra ra January 03, 2008
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a term used in place for "Down-Low"
Lets keep our relationship on the "DL"
by Tyra March 05, 2005
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