Definition of Dumb down

1. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) To convey some subject matter in simple terms, avoiding technical or academic language, especially in a way that is considered condescending. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) To become simpler in expression or content; to become unacceptably simplistic. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumb Down

dumb as a bag of hammers
dumb as a box of rocks
dumb barge
dumb blonde
dumb blondes
dumb bomb
dumb bunny
dumb cancel
dumb cane
dumb crambo
dumb down (current term)
dumb genius
dumb hole
dumb insolence
dumb rabies
dumb show
dumb tax
dumb terminal
dumb terminals
dumb waiter
dumb waiters

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