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turkey

noun

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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • only a turkey would think it's a good idea to go for a jog when the weather drops below zero

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2 a stupid person
  • you turkey, that wasn't my boyfriend—it was my brother!

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3 something that has failed
  • his business venture ended up being a turkey, and he lost quite a bit of money on it

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The first known use of turkey was in 1555

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“Turkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/turkey. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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