Definition of turned in English:



  • 1(of an ankle) twisted or sprained.

    ‘the threat of a turned ankle was something they cared nothing about’
  • 2(of earth) ploughed or dug, so as to bring the underparts to the surface.

    ‘the smell of turned earth and burning leaves’
  • 3(of a wooden object) shaped on a lathe.

    ‘a small table with turned legs made from poplar’
  • 4(of a phrase or verse) expressed in a specified manner.

    ‘the carefully turned words of great writers’
  • 5Printing
    (of a type or letter) printed or set upside down.

    ‘a possible turned letter in cunning/cunuing’