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put-down Line breaks: put-down
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊtdaʊn/

Definition of put-down in English:


A remark intended to humiliate or criticize someone: a clever put-down of Tory supporters
More example sentences
  • Why are humorous put-downs needed when direct criticism or insults could suffice?
  • Clearly, the writers saved all of their best insults and put-downs for his character.
  • In the next article I shall address how to managing anger, stress, criticism and put-downs.

Words that rhyme with put-down

touchdown • tumbledown
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