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DOWN-TO-EARTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does down-to-earth mean? 

DOWN-TO-EARTH (adjective)
  The adjective DOWN-TO-EARTH has 1 sense:

1. sensible and practical

  Familiarity information: DOWN-TO-EARTH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOWN-TO-EARTH (adjective)


Sense 1down-to-earth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sensible and practical

Synonyms:

down-to-earth; earthy

Context examples:

has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem / her earthy common sense

Similar:

realistic (aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are)


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