So, what does it mean?
Cabizbajo is a mash up of cabeza (head) and bajo (down). It therefore means sad, crestfallen or downcast.
- ¿Por qué estás cabizbajo?
Why are you sad?
- Estoy cabizbajo porque extraño a mi familia mucho.
I’m downcast because I miss my family so much.
This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.