switched-on

adj
British
a.
fashionable, alert. A vogue term of the 1960s equating with turned-on.
b.
excited either sexually or by drugs. A short-lived sense of the phrase, current in the mid- to late 1960s.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • switched on — {adj.}, {slang} 1. In tune with the latest fads, ideas, and fashions. * /I dig Sarah, she is really switched on./ 2. Stimulated; as if under the influence of alcohol or drugs. * /How come you re talking so fast? Are you switched on or something?/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Switched On — Recopilatorio de Stereolab Publicación Abril de 1992 Género(s) Post rock Duración 43:55 Discográfica Too Pure …   Wikipedia Español

  • switched-on — [ ,swıtʃt an ] adjective INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED someone who is switched on knows about fashionable new ideas, methods, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Switched — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Nu Metal, Hard Rock Gründung 1999 Aktuelle Besetzung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • switched-on — adj informal quick to notice new ideas and fashions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • switched-on — ► ADJECTIVE Brit. informal ▪ aware of what is going on or what is up to date …   English terms dictionary

  • switched on — 1. Aware of and responsive to all that is most up to date (informal) 2. Under the influence of drugs (old inf) • • • Main Entry: ↑switch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Switched! — Infobox Television show name = Switched! caption = genre = Reality TV creator = developer = presenter = starring = voices = narrated = theme music composer = opentheme = endtheme = country = USA language = num seasons = 2 num episodes = list… …   Wikipedia

  • Switched On — Infobox Album Name = Switched On Type = compilation Artist = Stereolab Released = 1992 Recorded = Genre = Post rock Length = 43:55 Label = Slumberland (US) Too Pure (UK) Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg …   Wikipedia

  • switched on — 1. mod. alert and up to date; with it. □ My brother is switched on and as lots of friends. □ I’m not switched on. In fact, I am pretty dull. 2. mod. excited. □ I get switched on by that kind of music …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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