noun plural turkeys
- 1 1.1 countable (bird) to talk turkey (especially American English) [colloquial]hablar a las claras [colloquial]Example sentences1.2 uncountable (meat)
- Restrictions and slaughter provisions apply to domestic fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea fowls, quail, ratites, pigeons, pheasants and partridges reared or kept in captivity.
- It feeds primarily on deer, but its diet may also include small mammals, wild turkeys, and occasionally domestic livestock, when available.
- Western ragweed provides forage for deer and the fruits are an important food source for upland game birds, wild turkeys and songbirds.
- The experts tell vegetarians they can eat soy to take the place of real foods like turkey or steak.
- One of my mainstays was mince - beef, pork, turkey or lamb; I didn't often mince the meat myself, as I could not afford the joint in the first place.
- Heavy wood smoke is perfect for ribs, turkey, brisket and pork shoulder but never for a delicate chicken.
- 2 countable 2.1(American English) (Theater) [slang]
bodrio (masculine) [colloquial]Example sentences2.2 (person) [colloquial]
- The closest we have gotten to this genre in recent years are the various pirate turkeys and submarine films.
- His most recent films, execrable turkeys have achieved the seemingly impossible by being even crasser and less watchable than their dismal predecessors.
- He is collecting votes for the worst turkey film of all time.