December 24, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
turbulent /ˈtɚbjələnt/ adjective
turbulent
/ˈtɚbjələnt/
adjective

more turbulent; most turbulent

Turbulent waves
Turbulent waves
Learner's definition of TURBULENT

1 : moving in an irregular or violent way

  • Turbulent waters caused the boat to capsize.

2 : full of confusion, violence, or disorder : not stable or steady

  • The sixties were a turbulent period in American history.

  • a turbulent relationship

turbulently adverb

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