Turn Down For What

What does turn down for what mean?

I'm excited

"Turn down for what" is a phrase used to share with others that you are excited. It is a variation of the turn up and turnt up terms, which are also utilized to convey excitement.

The phrase is often used by teenagers to tell others that they are pumped for an upcoming event. It's a rhetorical question that can be translated as "Why should I sober up?" or "Why should I settle down?" The term originated from DJ Snake & Lil Jon's song, "Turn Down for What," which was released in 2014.


I can't wait for Jessie's party tomorrow
Turn down for what!!!!

DJ Snake and Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" music video

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Updated October 17, 2019

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