AskDefine | Define downswing

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1 a swing downward of a golf club
2 a worsening of business or economic activity; "the market took a downturn" [syn: downturn]

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down + swing


  1. The portion of any movement along an arc or curve, heading in a lower direction.
    The stock market is still reeling from the giant downswing Tuesday.
    Hold your head steady and keep your eye on the golf ball during your downswing.
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