bringdown

noun bring·down \ ˈbriŋ-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of bringdown

Examples of bringdown in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of bringdown

1935

in the meaning defined above

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bringdown Synonyms

Near Antonyms

success, winner;

relief;

Related Words

anticlimax, failure, fiasco, fizzle;

lemon, loser;


bring down

verb

Definition of bring down

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

First Known Use of bring down

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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