Definitions For Downbeat


  • The first beat of a musical measure (as the conductor's arm moves downward)
  • The downward movement that a conductor makes to show which note is played with the greatest stress or force
  • The first beat of a measure of music

Is Downbeat a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Downbeat is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Downbeat in a Sentence

  • A downbeat prediction for the company's sales performance in the upcoming year

Antonyms for Downbeat

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