Synonyms for turkey

Synonyms for (noun) turkey

Synonyms: Meleagris gallopavo, turkey

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

Similar words: fowl, poultry, domestic fowl

Definition: a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: bust, flop, fizzle

Definition: a complete failure

Usage: the play was a dismal flop


Synonyms: turkey

Definition: flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

Similar words: poultry

Definition: flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: country, state, land

Definition: the territory occupied by a nation

Usage: he returned to the land of his birth; he visited several European countries


Synonyms: joker, turkey

Definition: a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

Usage: some joker is blocking the driveway

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person

Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable