Definition of switched on adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    switched on

    BrE BrE//ˌswɪtʃt ˈɒn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌswɪtʃt ˈɑːn//
    , NAmE//ˌswɪtʃt ˈɔːn//
    Excitement, Showing interest
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  1. 1switched on (to something) aware of new things that are happening We're trying to get people switched on to the benefits of healthy eating. an organization for switched-on young people
  2. 2made to feel interested and excited People get really switched on by this music. See related entries: Excitement, Showing interest
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: switched on