Upside-down meaning

In great disorder.

The thief had turned the room upside down.

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Inverted; turned so that the top is at the bottom.

Would you like some of my upside down cake?

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So that the upper or right side is down.

Turned upside down.

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In disorder; topsy-turvy.
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Inverted, so that the top is now at the bottom.

The Union flag was flying upside down, a sign of danger.

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In great disorder.
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Being or holding an asset that is worth less than its purchase price or the debt owed on it.
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With the top side or part underneath or turned over; inverted.
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(finance) Owing more money for something than it is worth; having negative equity.

He's upside down on his mortgage.

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Origin of upside-down

  • Alteration of Middle English up so doun up as if down up up up so as if so1 doun down down1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition