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English definition of “turn-off”


noun [C usually singular] (DISLIKE)    /ˈtɜːn.ɒf/ US  /ˈtɝːn.ɑːf/ informal
something that you dislike or that you do not find interesting or sexually exciting: This system may provide a powerful tool for adults who find computers a turn-off yet need to learn to use them. Hairy backs are for me the ultimate turn-off. → See also turn sb off,at turn verbTedious and uninspiringSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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