bringdown

noun
bring·down | \ ˈbriŋ-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of bringdown 

(Entry 1 of 2)

bring down

verb

Definition of bring down (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to cause to fall by or as if by shooting

2 : to carry (a total) forward

bring down the house or bring the house down

: to win the enthusiastic approval of the audience

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Synonyms for bringdown

Synonyms: Noun

bummer, disappointment, letdown

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Examples of bringdown in a Sentence

Noun

meeting one's literary hero is usually a bad idea—almost inevitably it's a bringdown

First Known Use of bringdown

Noun

1935, in the meaning defined above

Verb

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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