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English definition of “downhill”

downhill

adverb     /ˌdaʊnˈhɪl/
towards the bottom of a hill or slope : It's so much easier cycling downhill.Down and downwardMoving downwards
go downhill to gradually become worse : After his wife died , his health started to go downhill.Deteriorating and making worse
(Definition of downhill adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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