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

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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KB: The questions are: First, how many people are on the down low? Second, is it just a black thing?
Last month, Mohamad Fuzi said Bukit Aman had requested Interpol to issue a Red Notice against Low, adding that it was sufficient to track down Low who is wanted in both Malaysia and Singapore to facilitate investigations into the multi-billion ringgit 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal that has seen former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak charged with criminal breach of trust and corruption.
"They (Marlboro) settled for a 2-3 zone trying to take away our big guys down low," Ortiz said.
Bend Down Low Community Dance Showcase takes place at the Florrie, in Dingle, on Saturday, at 7pm.
The drop for Nike's signature zapato the Zoom Air Paul Rodriguez occurred on the upper tier of Hollywood down low at the Concorde.
In a conversation about the "down low," a white co-worker and intermittent sex partner of mine told me, "Well, what needs to be said first is that these men are bisexual.
'Disco dancing with the lights down low Beats are pumping on the stereo Neighbours banging on the bathroom wall Your sayin' crank the bass I gotta get some more Water's runnin' in the wrong direction Got a feelin' it's a mixed-up sign I can see it in my own reflection Summit funny's goin' on inside my mind Don't know what, it's pushin' me higher It's the static from the floor below Then it drops and catches like a fire.'
In a new book that's stirring up controversy in the often homophobic black community, On the Down Low, author J.L.
Getting down low and shooting up at him as he patiently waits for tourists to clamber aboard, I was able to turn the driver into a virtual silhouette by shooting him against the overcast sky, making this portrait a more symbolic image.
This non-electrical egress system works down low where smoke is less likely to obscure visibility, and supplements code-required back-up lighting systems.
Keep that scan moving and remember, especially when down low, you've got to eyeball the outside world as if it were a danger zone.
TV brightness controls should be turned down low as Leicester's kit is pretty garish.