down-to-earth


down–to–earth

adjective

Definition of DOWN-TO-EARTH

1
not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness <we were all impressed by how down-to-earth the movie star turned out to be>
2
willing to see things as they really are and deal with them sensibly <a down-to-earth guidance counselor who is frank in telling students which colleges they're likely to get into>

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