turndown

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

turn +‎ down

Noun[edit]

turndown (plural turndowns)

  1. A downturn.
    • 2009, January 3, “Amy Zipkin”, in Drugstores, Too, Feel Recession Pain[1]:
      In past recessions, drugstores were virtually immune from a turndown.
  2. (hotels) The service of turning down the bedcovers and often leaving chocolates etc. on the pillow.

Adjective[edit]

turndown (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being turned down, or decreased in intensity.
    a turndown lamp
  2. Made to wear with the upper part turned down.
    a turndown collar

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