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Definition of turkey

turkey

  • in bowling, three strikes in a row.

    Last edited on Jan 23 1999. Submitted by linda l. on Jan 23 1999.

noun

  • term of address for a child acting silly.

    Last edited on Aug 31 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

  • an African American who is confused about their ethnic heritage. Derogatory. From the animal turkey having both dark and light meat. Eventually incorporated into general slang as a clueless person.
    You really are a turkey.

    Last edited on Jun 22 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 21 2014.

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