turned-on

adjective
\ˈtərnd-ˈȯn, -ˈän\

Definition of turned-on 

: keenly aware of and responsive to what is new and fashionable : hip

Synonyms & Antonyms for turned-on

Synonyms

au courant, cool [slang], def [slang], downtown, groovy, hep, hip, in, mod, now, trendy, with-it

Antonyms

out, uncool, unhip, untrendy

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First Known Use of turned-on

1966, in the meaning defined above

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