turnoff

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noun turn·off \ˈtərn-ˌȯf\

Definition of turnoff

  1. 1 :  a place where one turns off; especially :  exit 4

  2. 2 :  one that causes loss of interest or enthusiasm the music was a turnoff

  3. 3 :  a turning off

Examples of turnoff in a Sentence

  1. His strong cologne was a real turnoff.

Circa 1852

First Known Use of turnoff

circa 1852

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TURNOFF Defined for English Language Learners

turnoff

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noun turn·off \ˈtərn-ˌȯf\

Definition of turnoff for English Language Learners

  • : 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

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