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Definition of upturned adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1pointing or facing upward an upturned nose (= that curves upward at the end) She looked down at the sea of upturned faces.
  2. 2turned upside down She sat on an upturned box. The children clung to the upturned boat.
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