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put–down

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noun \ˈpu̇t-ˌdau̇n\

Simple Definition of put–down

  • : a statement that criticizes or insults someone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of put–down

  1. :  an act or instance of putting down; especially :  a humiliating remark

1962

First Known Use of put–down

1962


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