noun/nombre (plural turkeys)
- 1 1.1 countable/numerable (bird) pavo (masculine), guajolote (masculine) (Mexico/México) , chompipe (masculine) (Central America/América Central) to talk turkey (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] hablar a las claras [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (meat) pavo (masculine)
- 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/numerable 2.1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Theater/Teatro] [slang/argot], bodrio (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (person) [colloquial/familiar] papanatas (masculine and feminine) [colloquial/familiar], pato (masculine) mareado (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences
- 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.