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Definition of turn on

turn on

noun

  • something one finds sexually exciting. Hyphenated.
    Whe he bites my neck it is such a turn on.
    When a guy plays with a girls hair it is a major turn on.

    Last edited on Nov 05 2016. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • something one finds attractive. Hyphenated.
    Piercings are a total turn-on.
    Blue eyes are a total turn-on.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to excite someone sexually.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "Everybody Flirts... Sometimes", Raising Hope (TV), Season 1 Episode 20 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                          

                                    

                                                               

    Citation from "So Old / Playdate", Louie (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                    

    Citation from "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 3 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • to interest a person.
                                                                                                     

    Citation from Carpool (1996 film) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 05 2019. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 05 2019.

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