turn on:1. To excite or arouse someone sexually, based on the switching on (and off) of an electrical appliance such as for a light .
SYNONYMS: push someone's button(s); ring somepne's bells; ring-someone's-chimes .
SEE ALSO: turn-someone-on .
2. A turn-on , something that arouses sexual-desire . ' That crooked nose of yours is such a turn-on .' QUOTE: Gus/Augusta Mally (Sondra Locke) to Ben Shockley (Clint Eastwood) in The Gauntlet (1977): 'You know every woman has her thing about men. Something that turns her on? With me it's hands, strong hands, like yours .'
3. A sexual or emotional stimulant.
See Also: 5-alpha-reductase, advanced in years, anal fissure, arse up, bambi effect, booby prize, break luck, intermediate sex, perpetual emotion, pull a trick, toss freaks, triple header, turn (someone's) head, turn a date, turn a trick, turn off, turn on, turnpike
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