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Conspiracy theory promoted by gays and black females that straight masculine black men belong to a secret underground society similar to the illuminati where they ditch their wives and girlfriends to engaging in sex with each other on the low.
Black guy #1: Sup bruh, you bringin the lube and paper towels to the meeting tonight?
Black guy#2: Naw, what meeting mane ?
Black guy #1: You know, THE MEETING..
Black guy #2: Oh THAT meeting, Yea I got us covered. My girl in the next room keep it on the down low.
by Devyn Cheeseburger June 16, 2017
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When a black man or woman is in a relationship with a person of the opposite sex,but cheating on them with a person of the same sex.

A stupid slang word created by the black community.
Black people complain about the downlow when their homophobia is what created it.
by cuteguy January 17, 2011
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When a group of black men say they're going to play poker or Watch sports, they really go to A secret location to have sex with eachother.
LaMarcus: Yo dawg, go to My pad tonight to watch MNF, bring your homies.
DeShawn: Ya, we keep it downlow.
by Shane Skeet February 08, 2008
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Living on the downlow

Black community slang for black men secrect homosexual activity
Leroy's wife found out he was living on the downlow when she tested positive for AIDS
by ch0ng0 February 14, 2005
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Straight black males having gay sex. (see "Law and Order SVU")
Tom and Frank were on the downlow, but they when home to their wives.
by geo8x6 June 18, 2004
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When black queers try to keep their faggotry a secret amongst each other.
Bi sexual? Let's clear this up now! No such thing! You either suck dick or you do not suck dick there is no inbetween. What do these guys get up in the morning and flip a coin? Tails; hair pie, heads; balls around the chin!
-Andrew Dice Clay
by Dice September 03, 2004
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Refers to when closeted black men leading mostly heterosexual lives seek other men for sex that is often anonymus and unprotected
"I am a black man who likes other men, but because of the stigma in the black community about being gay, I will only have sex on the down low."
by Screamapillar April 05, 2004
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