Turn-up Definition

verb

(intransitive) To show up; to appear suddenly or unexpectedly.

Is this your pencil that turned up in my drawer?
I don't like people turning up without an appointment.
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To increase the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.

Turn up the radio and sing along.
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To reposition by rotating, flipping, etc. upwards.

He turned up his collar against the cold.
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(nautical) To belay or make fast a line on a cleat or pin.

Turn up the main halyard.
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noun

A stroke of good luck.

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Alternative spelling of turn up.
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Fabric turned up at the bottom of trousers to make them shorter.

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(dated) A fight.

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Other Word Forms of Turn-up

Noun

Singular:
turn-up
Plural:
turn-ups
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