To keep information limited to only a certain few "homies" who need know
Don't worry we will keep that dime bag that you bought "on the down low"
The AIDs rate is so high in the black community because so many African Americans are on the down low
See also downlow or "on the downlow"
1. A secret to be kept quiet, from others especially friends or family.
2. The act of homosexual relations between black men. Often unprotected, and/or anonymous sex. Most men do not speak of the sex as they are getting together for a night of poker or other "manly" sport away from their wives or girlfriends.
Jen recently found out she had chlamydia, and she got it from her man Roger. Turns out Rog is on the Downlow with his poker buddies!
the act of keeping a secret, usually refering to homosexual activity
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.
I went to the downlow yesterday.
To keep quite on something. To not tell people about something. To not divulge information to people that should not know about something. Keeping certain information limited to a certain group or between two people.
"Keep this shit on the down low for now."
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