English - Vietnamese Dictionary
turkeys'tɜrkɪ /'tɜː-Advanced English Dictionary
+large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
+a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire 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
+ noun (plural turkeys)Collocation Dictionary
1 [C] a large bird that is often kept for its meat, eaten especially at Christmas in Britain and at Thanksgiving in the US
2 [U] meat from a turkey: roast turkey
3 [C] (AmE, informal) a failure: His latest movie is a real turkey.
4 [C] (AmE, informal) a stupid or useless person
See also - COLD TURKEY
Idioms see TALK v.
lean, tender | Christmas | traditional
the traditional turkey with all the trimmings
| frozen | oven-ready | stuffed | roast, smoked | boned, minced
VERB + TURKEY
breed | raise
We raise turkeys mainly for the Christmas market.
| eat, have | stuff | cook, roast | baste | carve
TURKEY + VERB
Turkeys make a funny gobbling sound.
TURKEY + NOUN
farm | breast | dinner, lunch
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