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turkey/ˈtɚki/noun
pluralturkeys
turkey
/ˈtɚki/
noun
pluralturkeys
Learner's definition of TURKEY  
[count] 
plural alsoturkey
: a large American bird that is related to the chicken and that is hunted or raised by people for its meat
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   b [noncount] : the meat of the turkey used as food— often used before another noun
US, informal [count] 
: something (such as a play or movie) that has failed
   b : a stupid or foolish person

talk turkey

chiefly US, informal
: to speak with someone in a plain, clear, or honest way
— see also cold turkey
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