Definition of "fall-down" []

  • To drop suddenly or collapse (verb)
  • To prove unsuccessful; fail (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "fall-down" in a sentence
  • "But, as he sat in the Pile-drivers 'Home, it looked as if his fall-down was very near."
  • "He invited us to wait in his house with his wife and five daughters and after several hours, returned fall-down drunk, carrying two plastic bags containing the following provisions: a tin of sardines, a box of laughing cow cheese, five tomatoes, some almonds and a pot of honey."
  • "Besides, when someone's as fall-down funny as he was in "Tristram Shandy" or simply great as he was in "24-Hour Party People," stardom surely should be coming."