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Definition of "turned-down" []

  • To reduce (the volume or brightness) of (something) (verb)
  • To reject or refuse (verb)
  • To fold down (a collar, sheets on a bed, etc) (verb)
  • Capable of being or designed to be folded or doubled down (adjective)
  • A downturn; a worsening of sales, business, etc (noun)
  • A rejection (noun)

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Use "turned-down" in a sentence
  • "The hat had this turned-down brim, and yellow soot coated the crown."
  • "The Countryman debuts some tasteful updates to the styling language—the strake at the front fender, the turned-down corners of the of the grille—but at a glance, the Countryman looks like a Mini Cooper S that was Xeroxed at 130%."
  • "The Windsor tie had disappeared from under his soft turned-down collar, and every button had been ripped off the front of the shirt."
  • "I checked all the pages with the turned-down corners to see if any addressed the uncertainties that were gnawing at me."
  • "In 2006, after many turned-down requests to interview Hayes, the magazine ran a story titled "Sean Hayes: The Interview He Never Gave.""