downhill downhill  /ˈdaʊn ˈhɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the downward slope of a hill
  2. (n) a ski race down a trail
  3. (adj) sloping down rather steeply
  4. (adv) toward a lower or inferior state
  5. (adv) toward the bottom of a hill

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Swiss superstar Zurbriggen carves out a gallant downhill win, then stumbles; West German Marina Kiehl beats the best for her gold.
  2. Build an elaborate enough course and you'll feel like a little kid playing in the snow again, zooming downhill, popping up in the air, wiping out on a ramp jump a la Evel Knievel.
  3. Norilsk was founded in 1935 as a Siberian slave labor camp, and life there has pretty much gone downhill since.

News

  1. First Soap Box Derby June 22

    The first Brainerd Lakes Downhill Drags Soap Box Derby race of the season will take place at 11 a.m., June 22, at the Lum Park hill on 15th Ave N.E. Age categories are: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 and 12 and up.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Brainerd Dispatch

  2. Wired Space Photo of the Day: Dry Ice Tracks on Mars

    Several types of downhill flow features have been observed on Mars. This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an example of a type called "linear gullies." Linear gullies are characterized ...        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. Falcon Cam Shows Peregrine Overtake Downhill Mountain Bike Champ [Video]

    A falcon cam captured the peregrine falcon’s eye view of the race between downhill mountain biking champion Gee Atherton and the world’s fastest bird. That video was posted online Tuesday, so check it out below. The first video of the staged race between man and bird was posted Thursday on the Redbull channel. It quickly [...] Falcon Cam Shows Peregrine Overtake Downhill Mountain Bike Champ ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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Quotes

  1. "Riding downhill was almost like ice-skating," Bruyneel said, adding that Armstrong's teammates Andreas Kloeden and Levi Leipheimer also fell.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: National

  2. "The freestyle is just downhill," Phelps said. "The freestyle is all adrenaline."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Michael Phelps Source: CNN

  3. "He's been going downhill in the last few months," McCallion said, calling Peterson a "very close friend."
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Hazel McCallion Source: FOXNews

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