Definition of switched-on in English:


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British informal
Aware of what is going on or what is up to date: your shortcomings will be apparent to a switched-on youngster
More example sentences
  • Well, the talk went better than I expected - I covered all the main points in a logical and complete fashion, and successfully fielded some difficult questions from a very switched-on audience.
  • And he should know since he's been spinning amazing records there for more than a decade, drawing the city's most switched-on clubbers into an alternate reality of future sound and great parties.
  • ‘For that to happen, what you need is a switched-on CEO and a good communication structure between members of the hospitality industry,’ he says.