slump down(redirected from slumping down)
1. To droop, fall, or collapse physically downward. A few students were slumping down in their chairs, very obviously trying to sleep. The wounded soldier reached a bit of cover and slumped down with fatigue.
2. To decline in value, amount, rate, etc. After a very strong start to the year, the company's stocks have begun slumping down amid reports of manufacturing problems. Sales are slumping down recently, so we need a big marketing push to get them back on track.
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[for someone] to collapse and fall down; [for someone] to crumple. The shot hit Max and he slumped down. Suddenly, Mr. Wilson slumped down in pain.
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