What does it mean for people to be called a jive turkey?

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It means the person thinks they are a bulls***ter.
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What does turkey mean?

A turkey is an animal that could be killed and ate if cooked properly. a turkey is a is a tradition on thanksgiving day with stuffing,potatoes,soup and salad. yummy! Turkey is a type of meat! It can also mean a country.

What is a jive turkey?

Jive turkey was a derogatory slang word in African AmericanVernacular English, used to refer to someone who was unreliable,made empty promises, or who was full of bluster. The insult becamewidely known among white Americans in the 1970s, particularly viatelevision comedies (e.g., The Jeffersons). T (MORE)

Meanings of lyrics hit that jive jack?

Hit That Jive Jack (Perk Up, Be Happy) . Put It In Your Pocket, 'Till I Get Back (Keep The Additude Away,We Will Talk About It Later) Going Downtown To See A Man (He's Going Downtown... To See A Man...XD) And I Aint Got Time To Chake Your Hand (Im In A Rush, I Gotta GoNow.)

What is turkey called in turkey?

A turkey is called 'Hindi' in Turkish. But the name of the country is Türkiye in Turkish.You can find many turkeys in turkey but they are not from Turkey. The French call them "dinde" which translates as "from India". The Turks also thought they came from India and therefor (as noted above) calle (MORE)

Why is a turkey is called a turkey?

because an animal which is very similiar to turkey only live in turkey was seen by an foreigner and taken to his own country in there they ask what is it? then the man says its turkey (which means this one comes from turkey)

Why is a turkey called a turkey?

Because they are called Turks so they put Turks first then add ey (turk-ey) but in Turkish it is spelled Turkiye (Turk-i-yeah)

Why turkey called turkey is it somehow related to TURKEY?

Only in a convoluted way! Wild turkeys originate from North America, when Europeans saw them, they mis-classified them as a form of Guinea Fowl, which had been domesticated in Greece and imported into Europe by Turkish merchants. That's the connection with Turkey that caused the birds to be calle (MORE)

Why is the country Turkey called Turkey?

actually you dont call Turkey the country as turkey the animal. youcall the animal as Turkey. because the first turkey(hindi animal)comes from the country Turkey. lots of turkeys huh.

What are the slang meanings of dig and jive?

To dig something is to enjoy, like, love or understand something. Jive means to tease or lie to someone. Jive can also mean to dismiss something as false, nonsensical or unimportant. Examples of dig: "I really dig The Beach Boys.", "She digs the beach.", "I dig what your saying." Examples of jive: T (MORE)

What does it mean when people call you nice?

Really it depends on how the person is saying it and who they are. Sarcastic, giggling, muttering, diligently and softly, boy or girl. It all depends on the attitude and person. Think about it! -A.

Why is Europe's Turkey called Turkey?

The country got its name from the people, Turkey means strongand powerful. It just happens the name of the country in English is the same asthe name of a fowl in English. The two are not linguisticallyrelated. Turkey in Turkish is Turkiye.

What is the meaning of the lyrics in Java Jive a slice of onion and a raw one draw one?

I asked the two living Ink Spots and their Manager this question and they didn't know the answer. The best guess is that it is jive talk meaning a raw hamburger with a slice of onion. --------- My grandmother's best friend married an Inkspot member and she says it refers to an old new york tradit (MORE)

Why do you call people mean names?

Alot of "bullies" will call others a name because they are insecure about themselfs. I am not bullied nor am i a bully. It's really sad how people bully people because they are abused at home

Why are turkeys called 'turkeys'?

They were imported from Central Europe through Turkey, the name just stuck from what was thought to be the country of origin ...Turkey

One reson why turkey is called turkey?

Its called Turkiye and there was a man named Ataturk and he was very famous by being a leader in a very important war in Turkey and he stopped the war and he died in 1938 so that's all you need to know why Turkey was called Turkey

Why is the bird turkey called a turkey?

The Guineafowl originates from the Guinea region of Africa but in Europe it was often imported through Turkey, so it became known as the "Turkey Fowl". After European settlers travelled to America and discovered a similar bird, they mistook it for being a Guineafowl and the name Turkey became stuck (MORE)

When a person calls you a turkey what does it mean?

Well, they use the name calling "Turkey" as meaning of "goof" but don't take it too personally! A turkey is also an event that fails. the name calling "turkey" is really a harmless saying of a goof and we all know that a turkey is a large bird as well. goof or turkey is not an offensive or rude sayi (MORE)

What are jive songs?

I can help you if you are doing 50's rock and roll swing jive dancing. If this question refers to modern jive I'm afraid it'll seem kinda stupid :P I'd say that the top 10 rock and roll numbers to jive to are: 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 2. Rockin' Robin - The Jackson Five 3. Why - The Cues (MORE)

What do people mean when they call Jesus the Messiah?

Because Jesus came to save the world of its sins. And the Islamic view is that: The Holy Quran refers to Jesus as "Eesa", and this name is used more times than any other title, because this was his "Christian" name. Actually, his proper name was "Eesa" (Arabic), or "Esau". (Hebrew); classical " (MORE)

What does hep to the jive mean?

mostly in my school when people say "jive" they are referring to inappropriate parts of the body or weapon such as " I'm going to grab yo jive if u don't shutout" or "shut up before i shoot you with my jive"

What does dip jiving mean?

From UrbanDictionary.com: "A kind of walking or dancing that is like crumping in motion. This term was originally used in "Maniac Magee" but no one knew what it meant then. Its the most gangster you can get without being gangster. Just bend, cross your arms, maybe snap your fingers, and keep walking (MORE)

What does it mean when people call you a zen princess?

Zen is a total state of focus that requires a total unity of body and mind; zen is a way of being and a state of mind. Zen is a way of "keeping it real" when it comes to how you see things in the world. If someone calls you a zen princess, it's likely that they believe you are level-headed, down (MORE)

Why is the country turkey called the animal turkey?

The country is called Turkey because it's home to the Turks. When European settlers arrived in America, they encountered turkeys, which they mistook for being a guineaufowl. The guineafowl was also called the "turkey fowl" because it was imported into Western Europe regularly from Turkey. In the (MORE)

What does it mean if people call you gay?

Generally, if someone calls you gay, and your not gay, they areattempting to insult you because they think that being gay is ininsult. These people are homophobes, and usually fear or hate gaypeople out of ignorance or religious bigotry.

Do people in turkey like Turkey?

Turkey (poultry) is not that commonly consumed in Turkey (country). It is just a question of what proliferates in any given area. However, Turkey (country) does consume a lot of chicken and it would not be much of a stretch to say that Turks would eat and like turkey if it were served to them in tra (MORE)

What is hand jiving?

It is a dance accosiated with rock and roll. It involves hand movements, obviously and claps.

What it means when people call you hedgehog?

The term "Hedgehog" was one given originally to adult film star Ron Jeremy. Due to a large amount of body hair. If you have a great deal of body hair, I might go with that answer.

What was Turkey called?

Anatolia has had a large number of names across time. You may wish to be specific as to what timeframe you are referring to. The last name Turkey had prior to being called Turkey was the Ottoman Empire.

Why was Turkey called Turkey?

The fact that the word "turkey" refers to both a country (Turkey) and a bird (turkey) in English is completely incidental. Turkey was not named after turkeys or vice versa. Turkey is just the English version of the Turkish name Türkiye, literally meaning: Land of the Türk people.