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Meaning & Definition of Turkey in English

English

Turkey

/tərki/

noun

1. Large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail

  • Widely domesticated for food
    synonym:
  • turkey
  • ,
  • Meleagris gallopavo

2. 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
    synonym:
  • Turkey
  • ,
  • Republic of Turkey

3. A person who does something thoughtless or annoying

  • "Some joker is blocking the driveway"
    synonym:
  • joker
  • ,
  • turkey

4. Flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

    synonym:
  • turkey

5. 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:
  • turkey
  • ,
  • bomb
  • ,
  • dud

Examples of using

She helped her mother cook the turkey.
It's the best turkey I've ever tasted.
One more hour and the turkey will be ready.