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From the verb phrase turn off.

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turn-off (plural turn-offs)

  1. (idiomatic) Something that repulses, disgusts, or discourages, especially sexually.
    I like the people at my job, but the 60-hour work weeks are a big turn-off.
    Braces on a pretty girl actually aren't a turn-off for me.
    Synonym: passion killer
  2. A road where one turns off, such as a motorway exit.

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