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[swicht-on, -awn] /ˈswɪtʃtˈɒn, -ˈɔn/
adjective, Slang.
turned-on (def 1). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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British Dictionary definitions for switched on


(informal) well-informed or aware of what is up to date
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for switched on

switched on

adjective phrase

  1. Fashionable and admirable; au courant; up-to-date; gear: A larger number of the women were in short, switched-on dresses/ They are among the current drop of switched-on young matrons
  2. Exhilarated; stimulated; high, plugged in, turned on: He has powerful friends and you don't, switched-on in-crowd celebrity friends, high-all-the-time-andgetting-away-with-it friends (1964+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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