What is the difference between foolish and turkey?
As a adjective foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
As a noun turkey is
either of two species of bird in the genus meleagris
with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks.
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
Either of two species of bird in the genus Meleagris with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks.
(UK) The guinea fowl (Numida meleagris ).
(colloquial) A failure.
(slang, usually, mildly, derogatory) A foolish or inept person.
- That film was a turkey .
(bowling) An act of throwing three strikes in a row.
- The turkey cut in front of me and then berated me for running into him.
* (bird) Meleagris gallopavo'', ''Meleagris ocellata
* (failure) flop
* (stupid person) fool, idiot, (US) jerk, (UK) plonker, (UK) prat
* Australian turkey
* brush turkey
* bush turkey
* cold turkey
* go full turkey
* scrub turkey
* talk turkey
* turkey buzzard
* turkey nest
* turkey shoot
* turkey trot
* turkeys voting for Christmas
* turkey vulture
* water turkey
* (Australian bustard)
* (helmeted guineafowl)
* (Meleagris gallopavo)
* (Meleagris ocellata)