What does Turnt Up mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

Turnt Up Meaning

Turnt up means excited or intoxicated.

Turnt up is an internet slang phrase that conveys that a person is high or wild or euphoric.

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How is Turnt Up used? Use Cases & Examples

Derived from the expression Turn up the volume, turnt up refers to partying, being wild, or being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This slang expression entered mainstream pop culture via hip-hop music such as the song Turnt Up by Chris Webby.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term turnt up:

-How’s Lyla feeling today? She was turnt up last night!

-Mom’s boyfriend is turnt up tonight. Can I come stay with you?

-The rents just left. Time to get turnt up!

-How was the concert?
-Lit! Everybody was turnt up!

How to Identify if your child is using the Turnt Up slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. The use of the slang term turnt up is a red flag and indicates that your teen is possibly discussing drugs or alcohol.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can easily be adjusted at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the Turnt Up slang word

Partying and other risky behaviors are frequently glorified on social media and on TV and in movies, so it’s important to converse with your teen about your family’s values and staying safe while also conveying that having fun with friends is okay. The main way you can help your kid navigate socially is by leading through example. If you’re hearing the slang phrase turnt up, it’s time to talk with your kid about staying safe at parties and social events.

Here are some conversation starters for talking with your teen about turnt up:

  • I want you to have fun, but my main concern is for your safety. Let’s decide on some strategies for communication when you go to a party.
  • What’s a code word you can text if you want me to come pick you up?
  • What are some excuses you can give to turn down drugs/alcohol? Some options might be: I have to babysit in the morning; we have an early practice tomorrow; or I get drug tested at work.
  • Have you thought of making a pact with your friends not to split up at parties?

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