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put-down

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpʊt.daʊn/ informal
an unkind remark that makes someone seem silly: One of the big put-downs of the presidential election campaign was the comment that he was "no Jack Kennedy".
Translations of “put-down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 貶低(或奚落)的話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贬低(或奚落)的话…
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