hit bottom

Definition of hit bottom

  1. :  to reach the lowest point, state, or condition After weeks of losing value, the company's stocks have hit bottom. I hit bottom after my wife walked out and I turned to alcohol.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to reach with or as if with a sudden blow

    :  to come in quick forceful contact with

    :  to strike (as a ball) with an object (as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion

  1. :  an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something :  an act or instance of hitting or being hit

    :  a stroke of luck

    :  a great success

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  1. :  the underside of something

    :  buttocks, rump

    :  the surface on which a body of water lies

  1. :  to furnish (as a chair) with a bottom

    :  to provide a foundation for

    :  to bring to the bottom

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the bottom (see 1bottom)

    :  frequenting the lowest part or place :  frequenting the bottom


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