Put-down



[poo t-doun] /ˈpʊtˌdaʊn/

noun
1.
a landing of an aircraft.
2.
Informal.

n.

“insult, snub,” 1962, from verbal phrase put down “to snub,” attested from c.1400; see put (v.) + down (adv.).

noun

Something disparaging, humiliating, or deflating; a reducing insult; knock: since it is such a neat put-down of the arrogant administrator (late 1950s+)

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