thumbs-down

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

thumbs–down

noun \ˈthəmz-ˈdan\

: a gesture in which you hold your hand out with your thumb pointed down in order to say no, to show disapproval, etc.

Full Definition of THUMBS-DOWN

:  an instance or gesture of rejection, disapproval, or condemnation

First Known Use of THUMBS-DOWN

1889

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