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Something that causes pleasure or excitement: "The real turn-on ... is that he is a visionary as well as a scientist" (Village Voice).
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|Noun||1.||turn-on - something causing excitement or stimulating interest|
stimulant, stimulus, stimulation, input - any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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turn-on[ˈtɜːnɒn] N (= girl) → tía f buena; (= guy) → tío m bueno
I don't find those sorts of film a turn-on at all → a mí esas películas no me ponen (cachondo) para nada
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