turned-on
adjective Date: 1966 keenly aware of and responsive to what is new and fashionable ; hip

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • turned on — 1. mod. made alert to what is new and exciting. □ I want to hire someone who’s really turned on a real comer. □ A young, turned on MBA would be just right. 2. mod. drug intoxicated. (Drugs.) □ Jerry’s turned on by noon every day …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • turned-on — /terrnd on , awn /, adj. Slang. 1. lively and chic; switched on. 2. full of or characterized by excitement. 3. under the influence of a narcotic or hallucinogen, as marijuana. 4. sexually aroused. [1965 70] * * * turned on «TURND ON, N»,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turned-on — adj 1. aware, hip or liberated. A term of approbation of the 1960s, deriving from the notion of being turned on by a mood altering drug. Switched on was a British alternative form. 2a. sexually aroused. A slang phrase of the 1950s which has… …   Contemporary slang

  • turned on — Synonyms and related words: agog, ape about, aquiver, aroused, atingle, attracted, atwitter, bugs on, bursting, carried away, cathectic, concerned, cracked on, crazy about, curious, ebullient, effervescent, enthusiastic, excited, exhilarated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • turned-on — /terrnd on , awn /, adj. Slang. 1. lively and chic; switched on. 2. full of or characterized by excitement. 3. under the influence of a narcotic or hallucinogen, as marijuana. 4. sexually aroused. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • turned-on — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Slang. Feeling a very strong emotion: atin gle, excited, fired up, thrilled, worked up. Informal: psyched. Slang: stoked. See EXCITE. 2. Slang. Stupefied, intoxicated, or otherwise influenced by the taking of… …   English dictionary for students

  • turned on — operational, lit up, activated (of an appliance, a light, etc.); crazy about, attracted to, interested in; sexually aroused …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turned on — adj. sexually excited or aroused …   English slang

  • turned on — adjective feeling great sexual desire feeling horny • Syn: ↑aroused, ↑horny, ↑randy, ↑ruttish, ↑steamy • Similar to: ↑sexy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keep It Turned On — Infobox Album | Name = Keep It Turned On Type = Studio album Artist = Rick Astley Released = January 29 2002 Recorded = 2001 2002 Genre = Adult Contemporary, Dance Pop, Pop, Dance Length = Label = Polydor Producer = Gary Stevenson, Ben Robbins,… …   Wikipedia

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