nosedive definition

  • noun:
    • A very high plunge of a plane.
    • a-sudden, swift fall or leap: Stock prices took a nosedive.
    • A headfirst fall or jump.
    • an instant fall-in cost or price.
    • a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
    • an abrupt sharp drop or rapid decline
    • a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
  • verb:
    • To plunge down in a steep perspective.
    • to do a rapid fall in cost or value.
    • plunge nose first; drop aided by the nostrils or front first, of plane
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To drop with all the nose or front first, as of an airplane.

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