Downplay Definition

dounplā
downplayed, downplaying, downplays
verb
downplayed, downplaying, downplays
To play down; minimize.
Webster's New World

To de-emphasize; to present or portray as less important or consequential.

He would sometimes downplay his Princeton education by saying simply that he went to school in New Jersey.
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Origin of Downplay

  • down- +‎ play

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