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Definition of "downswing" [downswing]

  • A swing downward, as of a golf club. (noun)
  • A decline, as of a business. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "downswing" in a sentence
  • "While there may be a short-term downswing, the overall projection is still positive."
  • "Flag pattern formed after downswing, it can suggest another short term downswing, however this pair is looking positive and resistance line can be tested today."
  • "And if a deep downswing occurs when you are less than 10 or even 15 years from retirement, the consequences can be severe if you have a lot of stocks."