comedown

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noun come·down \ˈkəm-ˌdau̇n\

Definition of comedown

  1. :  a descent in rank or dignity

Examples of comedown in a sentence

  1. For a man who was once a very popular actor, working in a nightclub is quite a comedown.

  2. after a rapid rise to stardom, the rock band's comedown was just as quick

1840

First Known Use of comedown

1840


COMEDOWN Defined for English Language Learners

comedown

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noun come·down \ˈkəm-ˌdau̇n\

Definition of comedown for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which a person falls to a lower level of importance, popularity, etc. : a fall in status or position



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