n. Disabled List. From sports lingo.
Jason Giambi is on the DL after Steinbrenner kicked his ASS for getting off the 'roids.
by fizzle April 02, 2004
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
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
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
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.
a term used in place for "Down-Low"
Lets keep our relationship on the "DL"
by Tyra March 05, 2005
down low when want to keep something between you and someone else also known as a secret
man 1: ay yo man i got 3 dollars and i owe him three dollars keep it on the dl
by Le'mon Flowers February 05, 2009
Dow-low; not known by the general public.

Something that is a secret or surprise needs to be kept on the DL
"Is she pregnant?"
"Yeah, but lets keep it on the DL so her parents don't find out"
by kissmissbecca February 05, 2009

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