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    turkey - Dictionary definition and meaning for word turkey

    Definition
    (noun) large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
    Synonyms : meleagris gallopavo
    Definition
    (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
    Synonyms : republic of turkey
    Definition
    (noun) a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
    Synonyms : joker
    Example Sentence
    • some joker is blocking the driveway
    Definition
    (noun) flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted Definition
    (noun) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
    Synonyms : bomb , dud
    Example Sentence
    • the first experiment was a real turkey
    • the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned
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