Turkey Meaning and Definition


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Turkey meaning

Word: Turkey

How to pronounce: ˈtɜːkɪ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A large mainly domesticated game bird native to North America, having a bald head and (in the male) red wattles. It is prized as food, especially on festive occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Example sentences: "Restrictions and slaughter provisions apply to domestic fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea fowls, quail, ratites, pigeons, pheasants and partridges reared or kept in captivity."

2. Something that is extremely or completely unsuccessful, especially a play or movie.

Proper noun

Definitions:

1. A country comprising the whole of the Anatolian peninsula in western Asia, with a small portion in southeastern Europe to the west of Istanbul; population 78,700,000 (estimated 2015); official language, Turkish; capital, Ankara.


Synonyms:

gobbler

pinhead

dunce

goose


Derivations:

Turkish


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Turkey in Other Languages...

Spanish: Turquia

German: Türkei

French: Turquie

Italian: Turchia

Turkish: Türkiye


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