down the road/path to perdition

Definition of down the road/path to perdition

old-fashioned
:to something very dangerous or harmful
  • It's this kind of selfishness that leads down the road/path to perdition.

Word by Word Definitions

down play
  1. : toward or in a lower physical position

  2. : to a lying or sitting position

  3. : toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. : down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. : to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

  2. : to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down

  3. : consume

  1. : occupying a low position

  2. : directed or going downward

  3. : lower in price

  1. : descent, depression

  2. : an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)

  3. : a complete play to advance the ball

  1. : an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

  2. : a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. : a covering of soft fluffy feathers

  2. : something soft and fluffy like down

  1. : down syndrome

road play
  1. : roadstead

  2. : an open way for vehicles, persons, and animals

  3. : roadbed

path play
  1. : a trodden way

  2. : a track specially constructed for a particular use

  3. : course, route

  1. : pathological state : disease

  1. : practitioner of a (specified) system of medicine that emphasizes one aspect of disease or its treatment

  2. : one suffering from a disorder (of such a part or system)

  3. : one perceiving

perdition play
  1. : utter destruction

  2. : loss

  3. : eternal damnation


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