[ turnd-on, -awn ]
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  1. lively and chic; switched-on.

  2. full of or characterized by excitement.

  1. under the influence of a narcotic or hallucinogen, as marijuana.

  2. sexually aroused.

Origin of turned-on

First recorded in 1965–70

Words Nearby turned-on

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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