1 definition by Idiocrat

Top Definition
1: The process by which products are stripped of depth and complexity in order to simplify them for the masses.

2: The removal of complexity for the purpose of mass appeal.

3: The homogenization of entertainment and media.
"Plots, Scripts, and Stories are all too complicated for the general masses. By dumbing down movies we can broaden their mass appeal."

"Thanks to the Dumbing Down of Spore many found the game to be uninteresting and unenjoyable once the initial gimmick wore off."

"The Discovery Network achieved higher ratings by Dumbing Down it's programming."
by Idiocrat August 28, 2009
Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×