Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 22, 2007
In Reply to: You turkey posted by Marea Davis on November 22, 2007
: Does anyone know what calling someone a turkey means?, or 'You turkey'.
If you call someone a turkey you are calling him a stupid failure of a person.
Turkeys have a reputation for being stupid. There is a show business slang of a new Broadway show being called a turkey if the show got bad ratings and is inferior, a failure.