a downer (drug)

• utišující lék
• sedativum

English-Czech dictionary. 2013.

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  • downer — n. a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person. [Colloq.] Syn: sedative, depressant. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • downer — ► NOUN informal 1) a depressant or tranquillizing drug. 2) something dispiriting or depressing …   English terms dictionary

  • downer — [dou′nər] n. Slang 1. any depressant drug, as a tranquilizer or barbiturate ☆ 2. a depressing experience, person, etc …   English World dictionary

  • drug — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. medicine, physic, elixir, preparation, prescription, remedy; narcotic, dope; white elephant, a drug on the market. v. narcotize, dope; medicate, dose; knock out, put to sleep. See insensibility,… …   English dictionary for students

  • downer — noun a) A negative drug trip. Normally those pills give me a boost, but last night they gave me a downer b) A drug that has depressive qualities. You dont really need to know me. Im kind of a downer …   Wiktionary

  • downer — down|er [ˈdaunə US ər] n informal 1.) a drug that makes you feel very relaxed or sleepy →↑upper 2.) [singular] a person or situation that stops you feeling happy ▪ The weather was a bit of a downer. 3.) be on a downer BrE to be sad or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • downer — noun informal 1 (C) a drug that makes you feel very relaxed or sleepy compare upper 2 (2) 2 (singular) a person or situation that stops you feeling cheerful or happy: “Nick can t come.” “What a downer.” 3 be on a downer BrE to be sad or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • downer — UK [ˈdaʊnə(r)] / US [ˈdaʊnər] noun Word forms downer : singular downer plural downers informal 1) [singular] something that makes you feel sad or disappointed 2) [countable] a drug that makes you feel relaxed or helps you sleep • on a downer …   English dictionary

  • downer — AND down; downie 1. n. a barbiturate or a tranquilizer. (Drugs.) □ She avors downers. □ Too much booze with those downers, and you’re dead. 2. n. a bad drug experience; a down trip. (Drugs.) □ That stuff you gave me …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • downer — n 1. a tranquillising or sedative drug (especially a barbiturate) in the language of illicit drug users (as opposed to uppers or stimulant drugs) She s on downers. 2. a depressing or boring experience. From the slang of American hipsters of the… …   Contemporary slang

  • downer — I. (drug) See a downer II. (sadness) See a downer …   English idioms

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