turned-on

[ turnd-on, -awn ]
/ ˈtɜrndˈɒn, -ˈɔn /

adjective Slang.

lively and chic; switched-on.
full of or characterized by excitement.
under the influence of a narcotic or hallucinogen, as marijuana.
sexually aroused.

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Origin of turned-on

First recorded in 1965–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for turned-on

  • 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