He could be lowdown and vulgar enough to ask right out if he wished.
One is lowdown and contemptible and nasty, and the other is expedient.
You stinkin, lowdown Mick, youve been givin us dirt all winter.
He treated me mighty sorry—it was lowdown and mean all the way through, the way he done me—but I didn't mean him no real harm.
En you ain't got no mo' feelin' den to come en tell me, dat fetched sich a po' lowdown ornery rabbit into de worl'!
You can't give up a lowdown trade That your ancestors began; A butcher butchers things, and yet He's the tenderest-hearted man.