downer definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- any depressant drug, as a tranquilizer or barbiturate
- ☆ a depressing experience, person, etc.
downer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A depressant or sedative drug, such as a barbiturate or tranquilizer.
- One that depresses, such as an experience or person.
downer - Medical Definition
A depressant or sedative drug, such as a barbiturate or tranquilizer.