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Origin of turnoff
Words nearby turnoff
Example sentences from the Web for turnoff
Rest easy with the auto turnoff feature, which shuts off the device when it’s getting overheated.
But one incident was such a turnoff for him that it nearly got him off booze himself.
Another big turnoff is its inability to play Flash video, resulting in thousands of Web sites showing up with empty white squares.
Former contributors to the site attest that the ruling "in-crowd" is a turnoff for new users.
A few miles before the town of Lathrop Wells, Scotty spotted their turnoff.
He told the boys how he planted himself at the Pahrump Valley turnoff because the sedan would have to turn on lights there.
A turnoff to darkness has been deliberately taken, superstition has been embraced while knowledge has been destroyed.The Year When Stardust Fell|Raymond F. Jones
Rick braked to a stop as the highway met the turnoff to Easton.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
They reached the pumice works without seeing the geologist's lights again, and Rick stopped at the turnoff.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for turnoff
Idioms and Phrases with turnoff
Stop the operation, activity, or flow of; shut off, as in Turn off the lights when you leave. [Mid-1800s]
Affect with dislike, revulsion, or boredom; cause to lose interest. For example, That vulgar comedian turned us off completely, or The movie was all right for an hour or so, but then I was turned off. [Slang; mid-1900s]