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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.

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DOWN-TO-EARTH (adjective)

Sense 1down-to-earth [BACK TO TOP]


Sensible and practical


down-to-earth; earthy

Context examples:

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


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

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