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down–to–earth

adjective

: informal and easy to talk to

: practical and sensible

Full Definition of DOWN-TO-EARTH

1
:  practical <down–to–earth traveling tips>
2
:  unpretentious <surprised to find the movie star so down–to–earth>
down–to–earthness noun

First Known Use of DOWN-TO-EARTH

1932

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Synonyms
demure, down-to-earth, lowly, meek, modest, unassuming, unpretentious
Antonyms
arrogant, bumptious, chesty, conceited, egotistic (or egotistical), fastuous, haughty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-and-mighty, high-handed, high-hat, hoity-toity, huffish, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presuming, presumptuous, pretentious, self-asserting, self-assertive, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also toploftical), uppish, uppity

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