it is reverse form of set phrase " play down", meaning to reduce the seeming importance of (something).
One way to downplay Western incomes is to compare the purchasing power in China with your home country.
by sihua yan February 4, 2005
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Noun.,A downplayer is someone with an opinion who changes their mind cause their friend/wannabe friend has a different one. Downplayers just want to fit in and be liked so they are afraid to be themselves.
Friend 1: I think their great
Friend 2: I'm not mad about them
Friend 1: Well their ok their not the best I suppose
Friend 2: Wow, your a downplayer
by The Bullshit Bounty Hunter January 5, 2012
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