Definitions for turkey

Definitions for (noun) turkey

Main entry: Meleagris gallopavo, turkey

Definition: large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food

Main entry: turkey, dud, bomb

Definition: an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

Usage: the first experiment was a real turkey; the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned

Main entry: turkey

Definition: flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

Main entry: Turkey, Republic of Turkey

Definition: a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923

Main entry: joker, turkey

Definition: a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

Usage: some joker is blocking the driveway

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