1. turkey, Meleagris gallopavo, domestic fowl, fowl, poultry

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

2. Turkey, Republic of Turkey

usage: 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

3. joker, turkey, unpleasant person, disagreeable person

usage: a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway"

4. turkey, poultry

usage: flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

5. turkey, bomb, dud, flop, bust, fizzle

usage: 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"

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