Simple Definition of downcast
: not happy, confident, or hopeful
of eyes : looking downward
Examples of downcast
There were a lot of downcast faces in the crowd.
<her downcast gaze made us realize that she was shy>
First Known Use of downcast
Rhymes with downcast
aghast, at last, avast, bedfast, Belfast, bombast, broadcast, bypast, contrast, dicast, dismast, dynast, fantast, flypast, forecast, foremast, forepassed, full blast, gymnast, half-caste, half-mast, handfast, holdfast, lightfast, mainmast, makefast, march-past, miscast, newscast, oblast, offcast, outcast, outcaste, precast, recast, repast, roughcast, sandblast, sand-cast, shamefast, sportscast, topmast, trade-last, typecast, upcast, webcast, windblast
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