Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 


view main entry for downer noun  /ˈdaʊnə(r)/
British English pronunciation: downer
Click to listen to the pronunciation of downer

This is the British English pronunciation of downer.

View American English pronunciation of downer.

Open Dictionary


a rise in the level of a stream or river

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play