Adjective "down-to-earth" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


With no illusions or pretensions; practical and realistic.
  1. 'She was a down-to-earth, witty, charming and an intelligent girl, highly articulate.'
  2. 'For a guy who explores such an intricate and arty sound, Williams is surprisingly down-to-earth.'
  3. 'It was grittily down-to-earth, absorbing, and best of all, made me want to re-read some of his novels.'
  4. 'She makes a reasonable fist of appearing down-to-earth but every so often, you see how warped the foundations are.'
  5. 'Many, perhaps most, are pragmatic people who deliberately cultivate a down-to-earth, practical image.'
  6. 'All point to the author's sense of measure and humor, his down-to-earth view of himself.'
  7. 'There may be a rational, down-to-earth explanation but I'm at a complete loss as to what it could be.'
  8. 'Everything else that I do is of a less down-to-earth, practical nature.'
  9. 'What better way for a man of means and intellect to get to know the real dilemmas and down-to-earth problems of the people he so gallantly serves?'
  10. 'But, he has got the expressions that make a good actor and is very down-to-earth.'



1. practical and realistic: a down-to-earth person.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be down-to-earth for people."

"people can be down-to-earth about lives."

"people can be down-to-earth."

"images can be down-to-earth."

"senses can be down-to-earth."

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