put-down

See also: put down

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From put + down.

NounEdit

put-down (plural put-downs)

  1. An insult or barb; a snide or demeaning remark.
    When he called you a know-it-all, he meant it as a put-down.
Last modified on 20 October 2008, at 12:24