Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dl"

The meaning of "Dl" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does on the DL mean?
A: On the down low.
Keeping a relationship or lifestyle a secret. Usually describes meeting on the down low (in secret) to have a sexual encounter.
Q: What does DL, mean?
A: Download if you see a page writing free dl it means free download
Q: What does Keep it on the DL mean?
A: It means
"Keep it on the down low."

That means to keep whatever "it" is a secret. Don't tell anyone else.

For instance,

"Hey I have a secret to tell you, but you have to promise to keep it on the DL. Swear you won't tell anyone else!"

Synonyms of "Dl" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Keep it on the DL. and Keep it a secret. ?
A: @overrunie haah omg love it! yeah makes perfect sense:)
Q: What is the difference between "I want it on the DL" and "I want it lowkey" ?
A: No difference. They both mean the same.

I think the term lowkey is used a lot more these days though.
Q: What is the difference between "there's a DL party tonight" and "there's a lowkey party tonight" ?
A: There is not a difference. Both mean that the parties will be casual :)

Translations of "Dl"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? DL you understand me
A: "Do you understand me?"

Other questions about "Dl"

Q: "on the down low"(On the DL)
what does that mean? does this sound natural?
A: it refers to activities or relationships you want to keep a secret
Q: keep it on the DL
keep it under the rug
keep it secret

is there any diffetence?
A: They all have the same meaning.

I would say that "keep it on the DL" and "keep it under the rug" are more casual.
Q: it's pretty DL??
what does DL mean here?
A: DL is short for ‘down low’. Something that could be secret, not many people know about it, or to not want to be known

Ex: Everyone is messaging me on Instagram so I’m going to be on the DL for a while.

Another good idiom is ‘ Off the radar’. Means the same thing.

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