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turn off

verb
1.
to leave (a road, pathway, etc)
2.
(of a road, pathway, etc) to deviate from (another road, etc)
3.
(transitive, adverb) to cause (something) to cease operating by turning a knob, pushing a button, etc: to turn off the radio
4.
(transitive) (informal) to cause (a person, etc) to feel dislike or distaste for (something): this music turns me off
5.
(transitive, adverb) (Brit, informal) to dismiss from employment
noun
6.
a road or other way branching off from the main thoroughfare
7.
(informal) a person or thing that elicits dislike or distaste
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Slang definitions & phrases for turn-off

turn-off

noun

Something that damps one's spirits; a sexual or emotional depressant; wet blanket: The film is in fact a sexual turnoff (1975+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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