What does downer mean?

Definitions for downer
ˈdaʊ nərdown·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word downer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downernoun

    a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person


  1. downernoun

    A negative drug trip.

  2. downernoun

    A drug that has depressant qualities.

  3. downernoun

    Something or someone disagreeable, dispiriting or depressing; a killjoy


  1. downer

    A downer is typically referred to as something or someone that causes one to feel sad, depressed, or disappointed. It can also refer to a sedative medication. The usage of the term is often seen in informal or casual conversation. It denotes an event, situation, or person that brings about negativity or dejection.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Downer is ranked #6436 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Downer surname appeared 5,277 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Downer.

    67.8% or 3,581 total occurrences were White.
    26.6% or 1,404 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 130 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 116 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 35 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 11 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for downer »

  1. wonder

  2. Wonder

  3. worden

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of downer in a Sentence

  1. Henry Adams:

    The best date movies give you something to talk about. A movie that's a downer is a great way to find out about someone.

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