BrE BrE//ˌdaʊnˈhɪl//; NAmE NAmE//ˌdaʊnˈhɪl//going or sloping towards the bottom of a hill a downhill path opposite uphill See related entries: Mountains and valleys
- 1to be easy compared to what came before It's all downhill from here. We'll soon be finished.
- 2to become worse or less successful It's been all downhill for his career since then, with four defeats in five games. I started work as a journalist and it was downhill all the way for my health.