- downer as a noun:
- 1 down as a noun:
- 2 Down
- 3 down
- 5 as a verb:
- 6 as an adjective:
- 9 as a adverb:
A drug that reduces excitability and calms a person.
Dutch: kalmerend middel, kalmeringsmiddel, sedatief
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Soft fine feathers.
synonym: down feather.
American football A complete play to advance the football.
English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896).
synonym: John L. H. Down.
usually plural A rolling treeless highland with little soil.
Dutch: heuvel, veld
Fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs).
Drink down entirely:
— He downed three martinis before dinner.
Eat up completely, as with great appetite:
— Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal.
Bring down or defeat (an opponent).
Cause to come or go down:
— The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect.
— The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet.
Being or moving lower in position or less in some value.
Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place:
— The down staircase.
— The downward course of the stream.
Becoming progressively lower.
Being put out by a strikeout.
Lower than previously:
— Prices are down.
Not functioning (temporarily or permanently).
Filled with melancholy and despondency:
— Downcast after his defeat.
— Feeling discouraged and downhearted.
Polish: chmurny, ponury, posępny
Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position:
— Don't fall down.
— Rode the lift up and skied down.
— Prices plunged downward.
Away from a more central or a more northerly place.
Paid in cash at time of purchase.
From an earlier time.
To a lower intensity.
In an inactive or inoperative state.
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