[ turnd-on, -awn ]
/ ˈtɜrndˈɒn, -ˈɔn /
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lively and chic; switched-on.
full of or characterized by excitement.
under the influence of a narcotic or hallucinogen, as marijuana.
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Origin of turned-on
First recorded in 1965–70
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How to use turned-on in a sentence
What was the significance of the broken incandescent burner, the turned-on gas, and the faint mark under the window?The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees
Her letters, in the surprising jet of their expression, remind one of a turned-on tap.Queen Victoria|Lytton Strachey