What is another word for thumbs down?

435 synonyms found


[ θˈʌmz dˈa͡ʊn], [ θˈʌmz dˈa‍ʊn], [ θ_ˈʌ_m_z d_ˈaʊ_n]

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How to use "Thumbs down" in context?

The "thumbs down" gesture is one of the most commonly used pieces of communication in the world. It has spread through various cultures and is used to express disapproval or disapprove of someone's actions.

The gesture is simple: Two hands are held in front of the chest with the thumb and index finger pointing downwards. The "thumbs down" was first used in 1966 in an episode of the TV series "I Spy". It became more popular in the 1970s and 1980s, after the "thumbs up" gesture was popularized.

The "thumbs down" gesture can be used as a simple way to communicate disapproval.

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