Meaning of “turnoff” in the English Dictionary

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"turnoff" in American English

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turnoffnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɜrnˌɔf/

turnoff noun [ C ] (ROAD)

a short road that leads from a large road onto a smaller one:

If you miss the turnoff, you’ll have to go 20 miles to the next exit.

turnoff noun [ C ] (OFFENSE)

speech, behavior, or some other thing that causes you to lose interest:

Younger readers find the newspaper’s traditional format a turnoff.

(Definition of “turnoff” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)