Antonyms
Etymology

1. touchdown

noun. ['ˈtʌtʃˌdaʊn'] a score in American football; being in possession of the ball across the opponents' goal line.

Antonyms

  • dissuade

Etymology

  • down (English)
  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • touch (English)
  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Touchdown

  • ashdown
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  • closedown
  • comedown
  • countdown
  • crackdown
  • drawdown
  • godown
  • hillsdown
  • hoedown
  • knockdown
  • lansdowne
  • letdown
  • lockdown
  • lowdown
  • markdown
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  • piltdown

Example sentences of the word touchdown


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stop the clock after every touchdown, field goal or safety is scored.

2. Adjective
Perform the touchdown test.

3. Verb, past participle
After touchdown in Tahiti, a connecting flight gets you to Bora Bora in under an hour.

Quotes containing the word touchdown


1. Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
- Ross Perot

2. touchdown

noun. ['ˈtʌtʃˌdaʊn'] a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes.

Antonyms

  • lead

Etymology

  • down (English)
  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • touch (English)
  • touchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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