down-to-earth

adjective

Definition of down-to-earth

1 : practical down-to-earth traveling tips
2 : unpretentious surprised to find the movie star so down-to-earth

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down-to-earthness noun

First Known Use of down-to-earth

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of down-to-earth was in 1922

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“Down-to-earth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-to-earth. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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down-to-earth

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of down-to-earth

: informal and easy to talk to
: practical and sensible

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