Adjective "Turkey red" Definition and Examples


    Turkey red


    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