Definition of Downer

1. Noun. A drug that reduces excitability and calms a person.




Definition of Downer

1. Noun. A negative drug trip. ¹

2. Noun. A drug that has depressant qualities. ¹

3. Noun. Something or someone disagreeable, dispiriting or depressing; a killjoy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downer

1. a depressant drug [n -S]

Downer Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Downer Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downer

downcourt
downcurved
downcycle
downcycled
downcycles
downcycling
downdip
downdraft
downdraft gasifier
downdrafts
downdraught
downdraughts
downdraw
downdrift
downed
downer (current term)
downers
downest
downey heads
downeyite
downface
downfall
downfallen
downfalling
downfallings
downfalls
downfield
downflow
downflowing
downflows

Literary usage of Downer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1905)
"... T. downer, all of Somerville, in said County of Middlesex, in the sum of fifty thousand dollars, to be paid to said C. Helen downer, Roswell C. downer, ..."

2. American and English Decisions in Equity by Henry Budd, Ardemus Stewart (1895)
"That by reason of such undertaking and promise the said Mary V. downer took the property of the said estate devised to her as aforesaid, and holds the same ..."

3. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1913)
"Eliphalet downer to Council. Boston Sep' 25- 1779 Gentlemen I beg leave to inform your Honors That the Militia at Camden, are entirely destitute, ..."

4. The American Probate Reports: Containing Recent Cases of General Value (1884)
"Tin's transaction was consummated by the assignment by Clark to downer of his mortgage, and the payment to him by downer of the amount secured by this ..."

5. Alaskan Glacier Studies of the National Geographic Society in the Yakutat by Ralph Stockman Tarr, Lawrence Martin, National Geographic Society (U.S.) (1914)
"On the eastern side of the fiord, opposite Baltimore Glacier, is downer Glacier, which has rather recently ceased to be a tributary of Harvard. ..."

6. Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"(V) William downer, son of Joseph downer (4), was born April 22, 1730, and died at Lebanon, New Hampshire, December 27, 1784. He first lived at Lebanon, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Downer

Search for Downer on Dictionary.com!Search for Downer on Thesaurus.com!Search for Downer on Google!Search for Downer on Wikipedia!

Search