Definitions for up and down

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. up and down(adverb)

    moving backward and forward along a given course

    "he walked up and down the locker room"; "all up and down the Eastern seaboard"

  2. up and down(adverb)

    alternately upward and downward

    "he eyed him up and down"

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  1. up and down(Adverb)

    upward and downward, alternately

  2. up and down(Adverb)

    alternately forwards and backwards along a path


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