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Meaning of DOWNPLAY

Pronunciation:  daûn'pley

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry"
  2. [v]  represent as less significant or important
 

DOWNPLAY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: background, minimise, minimize, play down, understate
 
 Antonyms: amplify, exaggerate, foreground, highlight, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate, play up, spotlight
 
 See Also: accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, inform, punctuate, soft-pedal, stress, trivialise, trivialize, wave off

 

 

 

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