English dictionary definition of:

turkey


Noun

  • large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
  • 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
  • a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
  • flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
  • an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list -ey words and learn about the word turkey in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Other Spellzone word lists: Animals, poultry
Food, meat

Scrabble score for turkey


Scrabble score = 13

generated at 17:55:26 on 18-05-22

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