Definitions for



Overview of noun turkey

The noun turkey has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) turkey, Meleagris gallopavo

(large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food)

2. (1) Turkey, Republic of Turkey

(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)

3. joker, turkey

(a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway")

4. turkey

(flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted)

5. turkey, bomb, dud

(an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices