AskDefine | Define upturned

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upturned adj
1 having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket" [syn: overturned, upset]
2 (used of noses) turned up at the end; "a retrousse nose"; "a small upturned nose" [syn: retrousse, tip-tilted]

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Etymology

From up + turn + -ed.

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. turned over; inverted; capsized
  2. In the context of "of a nose etc.": turned up at the end
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