(Chiefly of a boat) turn upside down: the other boat nearly turned turtle several times his tractor turned turtle and killed him
More example sentences
- Kevin bellows instructions, and in quick time we exit the boat, turn turtle and fin towards the edge of the drop-off.
- She had turned turtle and capsized and those who were not able to get out in the first few hours were surely trapped for good.
- Four minutes later the ship turned turtle and sank.
Definition of turn turtle in:
- The US English dictionary