Turkey Day


Examples of Turkey Day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With every Turkey Day comes plenty of entertainment — from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and The National Dog Show to several NFL games — however, watching classic TV series like Friends, Cheers and Modern Family has become a ritual for the harvest holiday. Shay Spence, Peoplemag, 22 Nov. 2023 Yet none of the studio’s recent Turkey Day offerings have lived up to pre-pandemic standards. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 21 Nov. 2023 After Turkey Day, the holiday shopping season officially begins with some retailers and malls opening their doors early for Black Friday. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2023 Since that decidedly un-American Turkey Day, Perrotti and her family have celebrated Thanksgiving in Barcelona, Jordan, Istanbul and Mexico. Sebastian Modak, WSJ, 17 Nov. 2023 Speaking of Thanksgiving, a programming note: Dan and I will be off for Turkey Day. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Nov. 2023 More than 55 million Americans are expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year, one of the busiest Turkey Day holiday periods in recent history. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 14 Nov. 2023 The chain is changing things up with its Flavor of the Month in November with Turkey Day Fixin’s, which emulates the taste of almost every classic Thanksgiving side dish. Lizzy Rosenberg, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023 Get The Recipe 21 of 26 Grits Dressing Recipe: Grits Dressing Shake up your Turkey Day traditions by trading in your cornbread dressing for grits dressing this Thanksgiving. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 18 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Turkey Day was in 1870

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“Turkey Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkey%20Day. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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