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thumbs down

noun as in rejection

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The programs were nominated for several Emmy Awards and introduced the classic “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” critical technique.

His sinking approval is undoubtedly a thumbs-down on how the GOP is handling the endless budget mess.

An offensive movie deserves a thumbs-down, not violent riots around the world.

And our politics demand simple stories, thumbs up, thumbs down.

The thumbs-up, thumbs-down nature of politics and media impedes our collective ability to cogently address what is going on.

Mayor says thumbs up (to the breast) meant death and thumbs down meant Lower that sword.

So a cruel Roman lady might have regarded a gladiator in the arena, answering his appeal with Thumbs down.

If he calls out simply "Thumbs up" or "Thumbs down" no attention must be paid to this order as a forfeit is taken.

He is the market; he makes the price by the simple process of "thumbs up" or "thumbs down."

Yes, and you used to have thumbs down in your Roman theatres, too, mischievously added Ted.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thumbs-down, such as: declining, disapproval, dissatisfaction, no, ostracism, and rebuff.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.