Meaning of “downer” in the English Dictionary

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"downer" in American English

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downernoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɑʊ·nər/ infml

an event or experience that makes you unhappy and lacking in hope, confidence, or energy:

Your car’s been stolen? That’s a real downer!

(Definition of “downer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)