- 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.
Origin of turndown
Related Words for turndownrepulse, proscription, dissent, negation, disfavor, pass, option, denial, exclusion, no, interdiction, disapproval, writ, declension, withholding, veto, prohibition, choice, renunciation, nix
Examples from the Web for turndown
Historical Examples of turndown
He's got an angels-ever-bright-and-fair expression, smiles to turn milk, dog's eyes, and a turndown collar.A Man in the Open
She had a perfect view of his thick red neck in its turndown collar, crossed by a black bow over a shiny white shirt.Beyond
His turndown collar was disputing territory with his tie and his waistcoat.The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories
Paul Laurence Dunbar