turned-on

adjective
\ ˈtərnd-ˈȯn How to pronounce turned-on (audio) , -ˈän \

Definition of turned-on

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

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First Known Use of turned-on

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Turned-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turned-on. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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