turning up

Slang Dictionary

turn definition

  1. in.
    to go over to the other side, as with a spy or a criminal turning into an informer. (Underworld.) : Is there a chance that Bart would turn?
  2. tv.
    to corrupt someone; to turn someone to a life of crime. : Pete was trying to turn a young kid.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: turning to
Next Definition: turns back
Words Near: turning up
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for turning up
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing turning up
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature