- something that is turned up or that turns up.
- upturn(def 6).
- British. a cuff on a pair of trousers.
- Chiefly British. fight; row; disturbance.
- that is or may be turned up.
Origin of turnup
First recorded in 1605–15; noun use of verb phrase turn up
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Examples from the Web for turnup
He was a man of medium size, with a pair of small eyes, and a turnup nose.Driven From Home
He has carroty hair, reddish cheeks, a turnup nose, and a sage look.Witty Pieces by Witty People
(Spoken)—She's a nice wegitable countenance; turnup nose, redish cheeks, and carroty hair.Gallery of Comicalities