that is or may be turned down; folded or doubled down: a turndown collar.
an act or instance of being refused or rejected: He got turndowns from all the better colleges.
repulse, proscription, dissent, negation, disfavor, pass, option, denial, exclusion, no, interdiction, disapproval, writ, declension, withholding, veto, prohibition, choice, renunciation, nix
- turnaround time,
- turned comma,
- turned out,
- turner's syndrome
Origin of turndown
First recorded in 1830–40; from verb phrase turn down
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