• (adjective) IPA: /ˈdaʊnˌhɪl/
  • (adverb) IPA: /ˌdaʊnˈhɪl/


  1. Down a slope.
    Because we got to the summit of the mountain, we could only go downhill from there.
Antonyms Translations
  • French: en aval
  • German: bergab
  • Italian: in discesa
  • Portuguese: ladeira abaixo
  • Russian: гора

downhill (comparative further downhill, superlative furthest downhill)

  1. Located down a slope or hill.
  2. Going down a slope or a hill.
  3. (by extension) Easy.
  4. (by extension) Deteriorating, getting worse.
    After Don made those tasteless remarks, our relationship with him went downhill.
Antonyms Translations
  • Russian: спускаться


  1. (uncountable) The fastest of the disciplines of alpine skiing.
  2. (countable) A rapid descent of a hill in related sports, especially in alpine skiing.
Translations Verb

downhill (downhills, present participle downhilling; past and past participle downhilled)

  1. To take part in downhill skiing.

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