dumb sth down Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "dumb sth down" - English Dictionary

See all translations

dumb sth down

informal disapproving
phrasal verb with dumb uk   us   /dʌm/ verb
to make something simpler and easier for people to understand, especially in order to make it more popular: The media was accused of dumbing down the issue.
Translations of “dumb sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指爲了更加普及而)使…簡化,將…通俗化…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指为了更加普及而)使…简化,将…通俗化…
(Definition of dumb sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dumb sth down?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More