Definition of upturned adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʌpˈtɜːnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌpˈtɜːrnd//
    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1pointing or facing upwards an upturned nose (= that curves upwards 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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