water down

verb

Definition of water down

transitive verb
:to reduce or temper the force or effectiveness of
  • watered down the plan

watered-down

play \ˈwȯ-tərd-ˈdau̇n, ˈwä-\ adjective

Examples of water down in a Sentence

  1. watered down the cocktails while jacking up their prices

First Known Use of water down

1811




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