Function: noun, slang
Etymology: Combination of v. beat and adv. down. Beat: Middle English beten, from Old English bEatan; akin to Old High German bOzan. Down: Middle English doun, from Old English dune.
Date: c. 1990. Beat, c. 1200. Down, 1508.
Definition: 1: repeated strikes or blows that causes one to drop towards the ground or floor (sometimes in a fetal position), an ass-kicking; 2: act of beating someone as a means of initiating them into a street gang; 3: extreme mental pain or anguish, stress; 4: afflicted with misfortune and/or misery.

With work and school, I’ve been suffering a serious daily beatdown.


  1. When you do have time to mess with the pixelation when you’re suffering from the school/work beatdown?!

    #1 by Meerenai — August 12, 2004 @ 8:12 am

  2. He does it at work, while being beatdown ;-)

    #2 by christian — August 13, 2004 @ 7:52 am

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