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toward the bottom of a slope:he ran downhill follow the road downhill into a steadily worsening situation:his marriage continued to slide downhill the business is going downhill fast
leading down toward the bottom of a slope:the route is downhill for part of the way of or relating to the sport of skiing or cycling downhill:the world downhill champion leading to a steadily worsening situation:the downhill road to delinquency without difficulty or challenge:we can take the easy road, the downhill road, or we can put America on the path to greatness again
2 Skiing a downhill race. the activity of downhill skiing.
1be easy in comparison with what came before:up by six runs in the eighth inning—it should have been downhill all the way 2become worse or less successful:that had been the start of the present trouble—downhill all the way since then