What does upside-down mean?

Definitions for upside-down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upside-down.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inverted, upside-down(adverb)

    being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed

    "a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma"; "an upside-down cake"

  2. upside down(adverb)

    in an inverted manner

    "the box was lying on the floor upside down"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upside-down in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upside-down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Student Kristen Boling:

    It's kind of just turned the neighborhood upside down.

  2. Ian Parsons:

    The glass is always half full even when it's upside down.

  3. Laertius Diogenes:

    'Bury me on my face,' said Diogenes and when he was asked why, he replied, 'Because in a little while everything will be turned upside down.'

  4. Alex Thomson:

    We suddenly got hit by a rogue wave and then within a flash the boat was upside down, we were upside down for about a minute and a half before the keel turned it back up the right way.

  5. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino:

    To think about what these commuters went through when last night they got on the 5:45 train, probably talked to somebody at home, saying they're on their way and the world became upside down.

Images & Illustrations of upside-down

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