downfall


downfall

noun

Definition of DOWNFALL

1
something that is the cause of one's ultimate failure or loss of life <an insatiable love of money would be their downfall>
Phrases kiss of death
3
a loss of status <an ill-advised speech that proved to be the cause of the candidate's downfall>
4
a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity <we ducked under an overhang to shelter ourselves from the sudden downfall>
Near Antonyms drizzle, mist, mizzle, scud, spit, sprinkle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up downfall? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More