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turnup

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adjective turn·up \ˈtər-ˈnəp\

Definition of turnup

  1. 1 :  turned up a turnup nose

  2. 2 :  made or fitted to be turned up a turnup collar

1685

First Known Use of turnup

1685


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turnup

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noun turn·up \ˈtər-ˌnəp\

Definition of turnup

  1. :  something that is turned up

1688

First Known Use of turnup

1688


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