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An openly heterosexual man who engages in sex with other men without disclosing it to his female partner(s)
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down low

, downlow (down′lō″) [Slang, short for on the down low, to keep a secret, in secret],

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1. Keeping an act, a plan, or some information secret.
2. Leading a double life, esp. with respect to sexual preferences. It usually refers to men who represent themselves publicly as strictly heterosexual but secretly have sex with men.
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This was our first vibrant song and the traction we gained prompted us to do our second video "Downlow" that became our best release.Speaking of "Downlow", there were rumours that at one point you complained about copyright issues, accusing some artiste of stealing it.
I was not supposed to be messing with it in the first place, but my Grandpa helped me make a new pin on the downlow, and I was forever hooked.
Clearly they are keeping it on the downlow," the source added.
2007, primarily targets those most-at-risk of infection and those who have been marginalised in society due to discrimination, homophobia and stigma, including 'men-on-the downlow' (bisexual men or men who have sex with men), sex workers, and people working in the tourist industry.
The 36-year-old has kept her love life on the downlow since divorcing music boss TOMMY MOTTOLA.
When describing white men who lead sexual double lives, reporters tend to describe them inclusively as "gay or bisexual." When those men are black, they're usually labeled "downlow."
On campus, young black men in a university studies class were candid with Rhoden about keeping relationships with white women "on the downlow." The choreographer also drew stories from the six dancers he selected from UM's student troupe, Mississippi: The Dance Company, who shared a belief that their generation would make the difference.