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Comedown   Listen
noun
Comedown  n.  A downfall; an humiliation. (Colloq.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Comedown" Quotes from Famous Books



... that etheric eye-opener, Matilda Anne, before I calmly and critically looked about our shack. Oh, that shack, that shack! What a comedown it was for your heart-sore Chaddie! In the first place, it seemed no bigger than a ship's cabin, and not one-half so orderly. It is made of lumber, and not of logs, and is about twelve feet wide and eighteen ...
— The Prairie Wife • Arthur Stringer

... Magnifique! By gar! She bin comedown firsrate. Frenchy, you have missed your cue. Take the advice of a friend. Don't stay here, putting addled eggs under a painted goose. Just do that act on the stage, and you'll have to wear seven-league boots to get out of ...
— Blue Goose • Frank Lewis Nason



Words linked to "Comedown" :   abasement



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