Definition of crestfallen in English:

crestfallen

Line breaks: crest|fall¦en
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɛstfɔːlən
 
/

adjective

Origin

late 16th century: originally with reference to a mammal or bird having a fallen or drooping crest.

More definitions of crestfallen

Definition of crestfallen in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space