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turkey

noun uk   /ˈtɜː.ki/  us   /ˈtɝː-/

turkey noun (BIRD)

B1 [C] a large bird grown for its meat on farms: a wild turkeyB1 [U] the flesh of this bird used as food: roast turkey

turkey noun (FAILURE)

[C] informal something that fails badly: His last film was a complete turkey. [C] US informal a stupid or silly person: What did you do that for, you turkey?
Translations of “turkey”
in Arabic ديك رومي…
in Korean 터키, 칠면조…
in Malaysian ayam belanda, daging ayam belanda…
in French dindon, dinde…
in Turkish hindi…
in Italian tacchino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 火雞, 火雞肉…
in Russian индюк, индейка…
in Polish indyk…
in Vietnamese gà tây, thịt gà tây…
in Spanish pavo…
in Portuguese peru…
in Thai ไก่งวง, เนื้อไก่งวง…
in German der Truthahn…
in Catalan gall dindi…
in Japanese 七面鳥, ターキー…
in Indonesian kalkun, daging kalkun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 火鸡, 火鸡肉…
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