downswing

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noun down·swing \-ˌswiŋ\

Definition of downswing

  1. 1 :  a downward swing

  2. 2 :  downturn

1899

First Known Use of downswing

1899




DOWNSWING Defined for English Language Learners

downswing

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noun down·swing \-ˌswiŋ\

Definition of downswing for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which something decreases or becomes worse

  • golf : a forward and downward movement of a club as a golfer hits a shot

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