slowdown


slow·down

noun \ˈslō-ˌdan\

: a decrease in the speed at which something is moving or happening

Full Definition of SLOWDOWN

:  a slowing down <a business slowdown>

Examples of SLOWDOWN

  1. The business had a slowdown after the holidays.
  2. <disease experts are encouraged by the recent slowdown in the spread of the virus>

First Known Use of SLOWDOWN

1897

Rhymes with SLOWDOWN

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