Put down in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Put down

a degrading statement that criticizes or insults

Examples of Put down in a sentence

Although he claimed to be joking, the overweight woman knew that her boss’s fat joke was a directed put down.  🔊

Angered by his mother’s critical put down, the irritated boy stormed out of the room.  🔊

The critical father tried to sell his put down as advice, but everyone knew he was degrading his son.  🔊

Overhearing the critic whisper a put down regarding his work caused the artist to doubt his ability.  🔊

The overly critical woman was the queen of the self-depreciating put down.  🔊

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