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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
with the upper part undermost.
in or into complete disorder; topsy-turvy:
to turn the house upside down.
Origin of upside down:
1300–50; ME upsedoun, earlier up so doun
being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
"a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma"; "an upside-down cake"
in an inverted manner
"the box was lying on the floor upside down"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
upside down(adverb)ˈʌpˌsaɪd for 1,3; ˈʌpˈsaɪd for 6
with the part that is usually on the bottom on top
The turtle was lying upside down on its shell.
upside downˈʌpˌsaɪd for 1,3; ˈʌpˈsaɪd for 6
to cause a lot of mess or confusion
They turned the room upside down looking for cash.; a shape like an upside down pyramid
Inverted, so that the top is now at the bottom
In great disorder
Inverted; turned so that the top is at the bottom.
Owing more money for something than it is worth; having negative equity.
"Upside Down" is a hit song by Diana Ross released on the Motown label. It was the first single taken from her 1980 album diana and hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 6, 1980. It also hit number one on the Billboard Disco/Dance and R&B charts. The single was released a full 4 weeks after the album was released. In its third week on the Billboard Hot 100, it made a dramatic leap into the Top 10. It held down the #1 title for 4 weeks. The single was also a big hit internationally, topping the singles charts in Sweden, Italy, Norway and Switzerland, while reaching #5 in Canada. It also rose to #2 on the UK Singles Chart, marking the highest peak performance from Ross as a solo artist since "I'm Still Waiting" in 1971. The song listed at #62 on Billboard's "Greatest Songs of All Time".
Translations for upside down
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
with the top part underneath
The plate was lying upside down on the floor.
- de pernas para o arPortuguese (BR)
- verkehrt herumGerman
- boca abajo, al revésSpanish
- وارونه؛ پشت و روFarsi
- à l'enversFrench
- उलटा-पुलटा, औंधाHindi
- á hvolfiIcelandic
- capovolto, rovesciatoItalian
- ačgārni; ar kājām gaisā; otrādiLatvian
- opp ned, med bunnen i væretNorwegian
- do góry nogamiPolish
- وارونه؛ پشت و روPersian
- مخ او شاتهPashto
- de pernas para o arPortuguese
- invers, cu susulîn josRomanian
- вверх дномRussian
- baş aşağıTurkish
- 顛倒，亂七八糟Chinese (Trad.)
- догори ногамиUkrainian
- اوپر تلےUrdu
- lộn ngược, đảo lộnVietnamese
- 颠倒，乱七八糟Chinese (Simp.)
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