Adjective "Turkey red" definition and examples


noun, plural turkeys (especially collectively) turkey.

1. a large, gallinaceous bird of the family Meleagrididae, especially Meleagris gallopavo, of America, that typically has green, reddish-brown, and yellowish-brown plumage of a metallic luster and that is domesticated in most parts of the world.

2. the flesh of this bird, used as food.

3. ocellated turkey.

4. Slang. a person or thing of little appeal; dud; loser. a naive, stupid, or inept person. a poor and unsuccessful theatrical produ