Meaning of “the lowdown” in the English Dictionary

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"the lowdown" in British English

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the lowdownnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈləʊ.daʊn/ us /ˈloʊ.daʊn/

the most important facts and information about something:

Our fashion editor gives you the lowdown on winter coats for this season.

(Definition of “the lowdown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lowdown" in American English

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lowdownnoun [ U ]

us /ˈloʊˌdɑʊn/

the most important facts and information about something:

Our fashion editor gives you the lowdown on winter coats for this season.

(Definition of “lowdown” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)