thumbs-down


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thumbs-down

(thŭmz′doun′)
n.
An act, instance, or sign of disapproval.

thumbs′-down′



n.
an act, instance, or gesture of disapproval or rejection.
[1885–90]
Translations

thumbs-down

n (inf) (= rejection)(totale) Ablehnung; (= criticism)vernichtende Kritik
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Voters Tuesday gave a thumbs-down to the South Barrington Park District's request for permission to sell 34 acres of land that officials say are not needed.
* Now that the crass Andy Sanborn got the thumbs-down from 1st CD GOP voters, Jeanie Forrester can rest easy that she won't be represented by him.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump again blasted terminally-ill Republican Senator John McCain for his use last year of a dramatic 'thumbs-down' gesture while voting on legislation that would kill ObamaCare.
Duckworth flashed a 'thumbs-down' to the Senate clerk to record her vote and then was rushed by fellow senators - Republicans and Democrats- eager for a glance at the chamber's 'first baby'.
We'll feature your finds--and tell you how to give companies a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Thanks, sleuths!
A thumbs-down lets us know you aren't interested in watching that title and we should stop suggesting it to you," Netflix's director of product innovation, Cameron Johnson said (https://media.netflix.com/en/company-blog/goodbye-stars-hello-thumbs) in a blog post .
VODAFONE and EE have been given the thumbs-down in a customer satisfaction survey, coming second from bottom.
Rugby league fans have given their backing to the game's new Super 8s structure but have delivered a massive thumbs-down to Thursday night matches.
The job hunters click the thumbs-up or the thumbs-down button depending on if they liked what they saw.
They randomly assigned comments a thumbs-up, thumbs-down, or--for a control group--nothing at all.
Pet hair, net curtains, smelly bathrooms, untidy gardens and dirty kitchens also got a thumbs-down.
* PONTYPRIDD MP Owen Smith should have looked at some historic data ("It's thumbs-down for regions from rugby fans", March 8).