down in the dumps

down in the dumps

  1. (idiomatic) Sad; lacking engagement or enthusiasm.
    • 2009, Brian McVicar, "[,0,860257.story Some in Mich. turn to ice fishing as economy dives],", 2 Feb. (retrieved 3 Feb 2009):
      "Being out of work sometimes makes you feel down in the dumps and being out here with my buddies helps."
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: как в во́ду опущенный
  • Spanish: en horas bajas, de bajón, murrio (colloquial)

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