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

down-to-earthness

noun

First Known Use of down-to-earth

1932

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DOWN-TO-EARTH Defined for English Language Learners

down-to-earth

Definition of down-to-earth for English Language Learners

  • : informal and easy to talk to

  • : practical and sensible



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