water down

verb

Definition of water down

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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>

1811

First Known Use of water down

1811



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