[ UK /fˈɔːlɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈfɑɫɪŋ/ ]
  1. decreasing in amount or degree
    falling temperature
  2. becoming lower or less in degree or value
    a falling market
    falling incomes
  3. coming down freely under the influence of gravity
    falling rain
    the eerie whistle of dropping bombs
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How To Use falling In A Sentence

  • She was all cold and bedraggled after falling into the river.
  • The results were disastrous, plunging the country into deep depression, with high unemployment, sharply falling living standards and serious political unrest.
  • Nixon came up with the phrase 'growth recession': even when things are not falling, it's not going to feel good. So what do we do now, chancellor?
  • Falling interest rates may help to bolster up the economy.
  • It is patent that dusk found them weary and worn, plodding and wading silently "homewards," shovel on shoulder, across four or five kilos of desolate mud; falling and tripping over stagnant bodies, masses of tangled wire, bricks and jagged wood-work everywhere impeding progress. Norman Ten Hundred A Record of the 1st (Service) Bn. Royal Guernsey Light Infantry
  • In my scenario, the Senator tells the drowning person that it was the flailing non-swimmer's fault for falling in and not learning how to swim, not the Senator's doing, just before the erratic splasher goes under the surface for the last time. Norman Cressy: Musings II
  • India's reply was a total disaster, with wickets falling too rapidly due to run-outs.
  • ‘This is evident in a number of markets where rents are falling, but yields are not only holding steady, but in most instances hardening,’ he said.
  • I turned to air kiss Mr. Bailey and instead found myself falling as if in slow motion into the throne r oom where the Queen was holding court. A Royal Engagement
  • Makar Sankrant is the first Hindu festival of the solar calendar year, falling on January 14.
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