[ US /ˈdaʊnɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dˈa‍ʊnɪŋ/ ]
  1. United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)
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How To Use Downing In A Sentence

  • Number Ten Downing Street is the British prime minister's official residence.
  • Ten days of frenzied reporting had not been stilled by increasingly angry Downing Street statements.
  • Downing Street last night refused to discuss any British involvement. The Sun
  • The announcement took Washington and Paris by surprise, but Downing Street had been expecting it.
  • But Gordon Brown will have been disappointed by Clegg's comments as they appearsto scupper any chance of a Lib-Lab pact that would keep him in Downing Street. Epolitix News
  • The term "sundowning" refers to a state of confusion at the end of the day and into the night, often leading to a state of increased agitation, activity and even borderline demented behavior. South Carolina Stories
  • He was one of three loyalists who went to Downing Street to plead with her to stay on.
  • It turns out that, just as most infants have a crying jag every afternoon before dinner, parents with dementia experience "sundowning," a late afternoon agitation that can get ugly. Karen Ann Coburn: The Visit
  • Instead of hard spirits he was going to be downing shot glasses full of beer.
  • Spurs have already rebuffed twice by after bidding 6m Downing two years ago. The Sun
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