sundown etymology

English word sundown comes from English down, English sun

Detailed word origin of sundown

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
down English (eng) From one end to another of.. From the higher end to the lower of. (baseball, colloquial, following the noun modified) Out.. (colloquial) With "on", negative about, hostile to. (not comparable) Inoperable; out of order; out of service.. (not comparable, US, slang) Comfortable with, accepting of.. (not comparable, military, aviation, slang, of an aircraft) Mechanically failed, collided, shot [...]
sun English (eng) (astronomy) A star, especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system.. (cartomancy) The thirty-first Lenormand card.. (chiefly, literary) Sunrise or sunset.. (figurative) Something like the sun in brightness or splendor.. The light and warmth which is received from the sun.. The nineteenth trump/major arcana card of the Tarot. The star that the Earth revolves around and from [...]
sundown English (eng) (US) sunset (intransitive) to experience an episode or an onset of some detrimental mental condition like agitation, anxiety, hallucination or dementia, daily at nightfall.

Words with the same origin as sundown

Descendants of down
dune dunesand tsukihitza