thumbs–down

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noun \ˈthəmz-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of thumbs–down

  1. :  an instance or gesture of rejection, disapproval, or condemnation

1889

First Known Use of thumbs–down

1889


THUMBS–DOWN Defined for English Language Learners

thumbs-down

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Definition of thumbs–down for English Language Learners

  • : a gesture in which you hold your hand out with your thumb pointed down in order to say no, to show disapproval, etc.

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