Associations to the word «Turkey»

Pictures for the word «Turkey»

Wiktionary

TURKEY, noun. Either of two species of bird in the genus Meleagris with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks.
TURKEY, noun. (UK) The guinea fowl (Numida meleagris). [from c. 1600]
TURKEY, noun. (colloquial) A failure.
TURKEY, noun. (slang) (usually mildly derogatory) A foolish or inept person.
TURKEY, noun. (bowling) An act of throwing three strikes in a row.
TURKEY, proper noun. Country at the intersection of Europe and Asia on the Mediterranean. Official name: Republic of Turkey.
TURKEY BACON, noun. Imitation bacon prepared from smoked, chopped and reformed turkey
TURKEY BERRY, noun. Solanum torvum, a bushy, erect and spiny perennial plant used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.
TURKEY BUZZARD, noun. Turkey vulture
TURKEY BUZZARDS, noun. Plural of turkey buzzard
TURKEY DAY, proper noun. (US) (informal) Thanksgiving; an American holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.
TURKEY FRILL, noun. A paper frill or bootie placed on the end of turkey or other poultry drumsticks.
TURKEY FRILLS, noun. Plural of turkey frill
TURKEY HAM, noun. A processed food made primarily from cooked or cured turkey meat and water, formed into the shape of a ham and often sold presliced.
TURKEY HAMS, noun. Plural of turkey ham
TURKEY MERCHANT, noun. A member of the Levant Company or Turkey Company, an English chartered company formed in 1581 to conduct English trade with Turkey and the Levant or its successors, dissolved in 1825.
TURKEY MERCHANT, noun. Any merchant dealing in the same geographic area or in similar goods.
TURKEY OAK, noun. Any of several oaks that grow on dry, sandy barrens.
TURKEY OAK, noun. Quercus laevis, of the southeastern U.S.
TURKEY OAK, noun. Quercus incana, of the southern U.S., from Texas through the Piedmont to Virginia
TURKEY OAK, noun. Quercus cerris, native to Asia Minor and southeastern Europe.
TURKEY POUT, noun. A young turkey.
TURKEY RED, noun. A vibrant red colour.
TURKEY RED, adjective. Of a vibrant red colour.
TURKEY SHOOT, noun. (chiefly US) A hunt or hunting competition, using rifles or shotguns, in which wild turkeys are the prey; a marksmanship contest in which a turkey is the prize.
TURKEY SHOOT, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A situation in which numerous weapons are discharged against prey, opponents, or victims who have little ability to protect or defend themselves.
TURKEY SHOOT, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A unequal competitive situation in which one party easily defeats the other(s).
TURKEY SLAP, noun. (idiomatic) The act of hitting someone in the face with one's penis.
TURKEY SLAPS, noun. Plural of turkey slap
TURKEY TONES, noun. (slang) The intercept sound and frequencies a PBX system generates due to dialing error or denial of the service as requested has occurred.
TURKEY TONES, noun. An alternating high/low tone and frequency generated on PBX/PSTN systems (hi-lo-hi-lo-hi-lo).
TURKEY TROT, noun. A dance popular in the first two decades of the 20th century, consisting of exaggerated bird-like movements performed to fast-paced ragtime music.
TURKEY TROT, verb. To dance a turkey trot.
TURKEY VULTURE, noun. A common North American vulture, Cathartes aura.
TURKEY VULTURES, noun. Plural of turkey vulture
TURKEY WHEAT, noun. Maize; Indian corn
TURKEY X DISEASE, noun. A disease of turkeys, caused by aflatoxins in their feed.

Dictionary definition

TURKEY, noun. Large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food.
TURKEY, noun. 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.
TURKEY, noun. A person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway".
TURKEY, noun. Flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted.
TURKEY, noun. 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".

Wise words

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