turkey
noun
1. (animal) 
a. el pavo (M) 
Turkeys are not very pretty animals.Los pavos no son animales muy bonitos.
b. el guajolote (M) (Central America) (Mexico) 
How many eggs do turkeys lay?¿Cuántos huevos ponen los guajolotes?
c. el chompipe (M) (Central America) (Mexico) 
We breed turkeys on the farm as well as other poultry.Criamos chompipes en la granja además de otras aves de corral.
2. (culinary) 
a. el pavo (M) 
En la cena de Navidad comimos pavo y ensalada de frutas.We ate turkey and fruit salad for Christmas dinner.
3. (flop) (United States) 
a. el fiasco (M) 
Despite its large budget, the movie was a turkey.A pesar de su presupuesto grande, la película fue un fiasco.
The Spiderman musical was a complete turkey.La representación musical del hombre araña fue un fracaso total.
4. (colloquial) (clumsy) (United States) 
a. el patoso (M)la patosa (F) (colloquial) 
He has proven once again that he is a real turkey.Una vez más ha demostrado ser un auténtico patoso.
Turkey
proper noun
5. (country) 
a. Turquía 
I loved visiting Hagia Sophia in Turkey.Me encantó visitar la Hagia Sophia en Turquía.
turkey
Noun
1. (bird) 
a. el pavo (M) 
b. el guajolote (M) (Mexico) 
2. (meat) 
a. el pavo (M) 
3. (colloquial) 
a. el fracaso (M) (bad play, film) 
turkey [ˈtɜːkɪ]
noun
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1 (bird) pavo (m); guajolote (m); (Méx) jolote (m); (CAm) chompipe (m); (CAm)
to talk turkey (US) hablar en serio
2 especially (US) (Cine) (Teat) (flop) fiasco (informal) (m); fracaso (m)
3 (US) (person) patosoapatosa (m) (f);a patosa pato (m) mareado (informal)
modifier
turkey buzzard (n) (US) buitre (m); zopilote (m); (CAm) (Méx) aura (f); (Caribbean) gallinazo (m); (Col) (And) zamuro (m); (Ven)
turkey cock (n) pavo (m)
turkey shoot (n) (US)
to be (like) a turkey shoot ser coser y cantar (informal); ser pan comido (informal)
Last week after Iraqi ground forces were engaged for the first time, an American soldier said that the encounter had been like a turkey shoot The prospect of fishing for truly wild trout is very stimulating - but it's not a turkey shoot. The river doesn't give fish up that easily
Phrases with "turkey"
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turkey sandwich
el sándwich de pavo
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