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Synonyms for turkey
ˈtɜr kitur·key

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. turkeynoun

    Either of two species of bird in the genus Meleagris with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks.

    Meleagris, ocellata, pavo, gallus

  2. turkeynoun

    A failure.

    That film was a turkey.


  3. turkeynoun

    fool, prat, jerk, idiot, plonker

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. turkey, Meleagris gallopavonoun

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

    joker, dud, bomb

  2. Turkey, Republic of Turkeynoun

    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

    joker, dud, bomb

  3. joker, turkeynoun

    a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

    "some joker is blocking the driveway"

    joker, dud, jokester, bomb

  4. turkeynoun

    flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

    joker, dud, bomb

  5. turkey, bomb, dudnoun

    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"

    flop, washout, bomb, dud, misfire, joker, bomb calorimeter

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "turkey":

    turkish, turquie, ankara, turkeys, turk, al-roumy

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  1. Mike Pence:

    Turkey must choose. Does it want to remain a critical partner in the most successful military alliance in history or does it want to risk the security of that partnership by making such reckless decisions that undermine our alliance?

  2. An Israeli official:

    Certainly there is a sense that the situation in Turkey has shifted after the election, but time will tell whether the new government there takes a more accommodating line on Israel than Erdogan.

  3. Meric Senyuz:

    It's a normal thing in Turkey, it's part of our profession, i'm lucky. As an opposition journalist I haven't been in prison.

  4. Moshe Yaalon:

    It's up to Turkey, the Turkish government, the Turkish leadership, to decide whether they want to be part of any kind of cooperation to fight terrorism. This is not the case so far, as you know, Daesh (Islamic State) enjoyed Turkish money for oil for a very, very long period of time. I hope that it will be ended.

  5. Tim Clark:

    Maybe there's a tournament where I'm dead-last playing on Sunday and I might do something, but it's not really a move I want to do this year, but at some point, I'm going to have to do it because you don't want to come out cold turkey next year and start using a new putting technique.

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