Definition of “downcast” - English Dictionary

“downcast” in British English

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downcastadjective

uk /ˈdaʊn.kɑːst/ us /ˈdaʊn.kæst/

downcast adjective (EYES DOWN)

If someone's eyes are downcast, they are looking down.

(Definition of “downcast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“downcast” in American English

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downcastadjective

us /ˈdɑʊnˌkæst/

looking down, usually because of being shy or sad

A person who is downcast is sad or upset.

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