Let-down definition

(idiomatic) To disappoint; to betray or fail somebody.

I promised him I would meet him there, and I will not let him down.

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To let down tools or cutlery.

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Used other than as an idiom: see let,"Ž down.
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To allow to descend.

They let down the rope and I fastened it to the basket.

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(of clothing) To lengthen by undoing and resewing a hem.
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(intransitive) To reduce one's level of effort.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of let-down - letdown

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
let-down
Plural:
let-downs