Definitions

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  • adj. Moving downwards.
  • v. Present participle of downcome.

Etymologies

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From downcome.

Examples

  • And as the dim ball of the sun sank slowly into the northwest he covered every inch — and many times — of his and Bill's flight south before the downcoming winter.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • It said, "If I see upcoming in the paper one more time I will be downcoming and someone will be outgoing."

    He Loved Language And Took It Seriously

  • The lock gates opened, the downcoming boats chugged out, and the Flying Linnet went in.

    Blood Sports

  • In a row, with anxious faces, they stood guard over the punt, while Keeble neatly manoeuvred the Flying Linnet upstream a little way through the downcoming cruisers, and then drifted gently across towards the post.

    Blood Sports

  • Heyl, looking incredibly limp, was leaning against a gaudy marble pillar, his eyes on the downcoming elevators.

    Fanny Herself

  • And as the dim ball of the sun sank slowly into the northwest he covered every inch -- and many times -- of his and Bill's flight south before the downcoming winter.

    Love of Life

  • And as the dim ball of the sun sank slowly into the northwest he covered every inch, and many times, of his and Bill's flight south before the downcoming winter.

    Love of Life

  • When ye shall see the pickle he is in ye shall understand wherefore it needeth ten minutes to his downcoming. '

    Privy Seal His Last Venture

  • Bull Top Lock No 41, a downcoming narrowboat kindly left the gates open for us.

    WN.com - Business News

  • At the first lock after the tunnel, Red Bull Top Lock No 41, a downcoming narrowboat kindly left the gates open for us.

    WN.com - Business News

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