See also: down to earth

English edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

down-to-earth

  1. (idiomatic) Practical; realistic; pragmatic.
    He had a down-to-earth attitude that translated into a straightforward, but effective strategy.
  2. (idiomatic) Ordinary; normal; run-of-the-mill.
    • 2009 January 20, Dan Shive, El Goonish Shive (webcomic), Comic for Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009:
      "I'm sorry, but I'm not going to devote any of tonight's news to evil monkey shenanigans unless you can find something more down to earth to focus your report on."

Synonyms edit

Antonyms edit

Translations edit