turnoff

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

turn·off

noun \ˈtərn-ˌf\

: a road that allows vehicles to leave a highway

: something that you dislike or that causes you to stop being interested in or attracted to someone or something

Full Definition of TURNOFF

1
:  a turning off
2
:  a place where one turns off; especially :  exit 4
3
:  one that causes loss of interest or enthusiasm <the music was a turnoff>

Examples of TURNOFF

  1. His strong cologne was a real turnoff.

First Known Use of TURNOFF

circa 1852

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