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

Definition categories: animal, fowl, poultry

2. 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

Definition categories: location

3. a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

Similar word(s): joker

Definition categories: person

4. flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

Definition categories: food, poultry

5. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

- the first experiment was a real turkey

Similar word(s): bomb, dud

Definition categories: event, bust, fizzle, flop

Sentences with turkey as a noun:

- That film was a turkey.

- The turkey cut in front of me and then berated me for running into him.