adjective. having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom.
adjective. (used of noses) turned up at the end.
- functional disorder
- organic disorder
Example sentences of the word upturned
Lower your hand into his cage with a treat in your upturned palm, and leave it there until he comes to get it.
2. Verb, past participle
Keep it rolled up (longer for thicker/less for thinner plastic) with a rubber band and check it every so often until the previously upturned (curled) corners are laying flat as desired.
3. Verb, past tense
Place the card from the top of the deck upturned on the card to the right of the first upturned card, then deal a card face-down on top of each of the five cards to its right.