turned on

turned on
1. mod. made alert to what is new and exciting.
I want to hire someone who’s really turned on—a real comer.
A young, turned on MBA would be just right.
2. mod. drug intoxicated. (Drugs.)
Jerry’s turned on by noon—every day.
The kid over there looks sort of turned on. Let’s go talk to him a bit.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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