live down

verb
lived down; living down; lives down

Definition of live down

transitive verb

: to live so as to wipe out the memory or effects of made a mistake and couldn't live it down

First Known Use of live down

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Live down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20down. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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