[waw-terd-doun, wot-erd-]


made weaker or less effective from or as from dilution with water: a watered-down cocktail; Spectators saw a watered-down version of the famous opera.

Nearby words

  1. watercraft,
  2. watercress,
  3. waterdog,
  4. watered,
  5. watered stock,
  6. wateree,
  7. waterfall,
  8. waterfall development,
  9. waterfinder,
  10. waterflood

Origin of watered-down

First recorded in 1895–1900

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