Definition of turnt in English:



  • 1US informal Under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    • ‘I got really turnt up and left with some girls’
    • ‘we stole a couple bottles of wine and started getting turnt right before the performance’
    • ‘It's an excuse to get shamelessly turnt up with the rest of your awesome friends.’
    • ‘You may have spent your weekend getting turnt at the local bar.’
    • ‘Things took an unfortunate dive four songs into the set when one overly turnt punter decided to hurl a beer can at the rapper's head.’
    • ‘I got too turnt up.’
    • ‘You come home turnt and your parents are still up.’
    • ‘My favorite holiday of the year is coming up and I plan to get hella turnt up.’
    • ‘You get to watch all your old uncles and aunties get way too turnt.’
    • ‘I went to the festival preparing myself for crowds, drunk attendees, and folks who were most likely going to be too turnt by noon.’
    • ‘He was kicked out of a bar for being "turnt up".’
    • ‘One of the starlets is a vocal champion for recovery and sobriety, while the other is getting turnt up as her party guests wait for a line in the bathroom.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
    intoxicated, inebriated, on drugs, drugged, stupefied, befuddled, delirious, hallucinating
    1. 1.1Excited or energized.
      ‘they pick up where they left off, only in a more turnt up way’
      • ‘he was invited up on stage to help Lecrae get the crowd turnt’
      • ‘The night kicked off with an hour-long jam session that kept the crowd turnt.’
      • ‘She shut down Chicago's House of Blues with her usual turnt up antics and enviable dance moves.’
      • ‘This past Saturday's party was more turnt than ever.’
      • ‘ It was pretty turnt up in the front row.’
      • ‘They kicked off the year at a turnt up beach bash in the Dominican Republic.’
      • ‘I keep hearing that Australia is super turnt up and that I won't wanna leave.’
      • ‘As ignorant and nihilistic as it may be, this record still gets me turnt up in the gym.’
      • ‘Following Ellie's set, a DJ came onstage to keep the party relatively turnt up.’
      • ‘She is super turnt up about it.’
      • ‘Each year Europe's biggest street festival has the royal borough turnt up.’
      thrilled, exhilarated, elevated, animated, enlivened, electrified, stirred, moved





Early 21st century from a US regional variant of turned, past participle of turn; use of turnt as past and past participle is recorded from the late 19th century and is associated with regional and African American use.