The Alternative Turkish Dictionary

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ablacı etymology abla + cı
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang) a lesbian
Synonyms: lezbiyen
aktif etymology From French actif, from Old French actif, from Latin activus.
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. active
  2. (gay sexual slang) top
antonyms:
  • (active, top) pasif
am etymology From Proto-Turkic *(i)am.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) cunt (genitalia)
amcık etymology am + cık
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) cunt
  2. swear word used to show anger
  3. pussy, chickenshit a man, whose behaviour is perceived as cowardly
Amerika pronunciation
  • /ʌmɛɾicʌ/
proper noun: {{head}}
  1. America (continent)
  2. (colloquial) United States of America (abbreviated)
ata ata
adverb: {{tr-adv}}
  1. throwing (over and over) away Askerler el bombalarını ata ata makineli tüfekli sedde doğru saldırdılar. The soldiers attacked the set with [the] machine gun by throwing hand grenades.
  2. (colloquial) inventing Adam palavracının biri, ata ata neredeyse destan yazacak. [The] Man is a bouncer [who] nearly will write a saga by inventing.
ayı pronunciation
  • [ɑjɯ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology From otk adıg, from Proto-Turkic. Related to arı and бөрі.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (zoology) bear
  2. (colloquial) a rude primitive person
noun: {{tr-noun-form}}
  1. inflection of ay
  2. third-person singular possessive of ay
aynasız etymology ayna + siz pronunciation
  • ajnasɯz
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang) police, a policeman or policewoman
  • This term is gender-neutral.
ayva etymology unknown. Maybe from Persian. pronunciation {{rfp}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. quince tree
  2. quince fruit
  3. (slang) tit, breast
babalık etymology baba + lık pronunciation
  • [babaɫɯk]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. fatherhood
  2. (slang) dad, daddy, pappa
bamya etymology From Arabic باميا 〈bạmyạ〉 or بامية 〈bạmyẗ〉. pronunciation
  • [bɑmjɑ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. okra
  2. (slang) penis (generally a small-sized penis)
becermek
verb: {{head}}
  1. to overcome, handle
  2. (slang) to fuck
  3. (slang) to kill
biftekkek etymology {{calque}}.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (informal, rare) beefcake (such a male, especially as seen as physically desirable)Önder Şenyapılı, ''[http://www.fotografya.gen.tr/cnd/index.php?id=415,651,1,1,1,0 Fotoğrafta Cinsel İçerik]'', Fotoğrafya, 2009.
bre
interjection: {{head}}
  1. hey
  2. yo (slang)
Synonyms: ey, hey
cartayı çekmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
cavlağı çekmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
cep etymology From Ottoman Turkish جیب 〈jy̰b〉, from Arabic جَيْب 〈jaẙb〉.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. pocket
  2. (colloquial) mobile phone
cızlamı çekmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
civciv pronunciation
  • [dʒiβdʒiβ]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. chick (young chicken)
  2. (slang) young woman
çakmak
etymology 1 From otk çakmak.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. lighter (fire-making device)
etymology 2 From Proto-Turkic *č(i)ak-.
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. to strike fire
  2. to knock in, to nail
  3. (informal) to notice, to savvy, to understand
çatlak Alternative forms: çatlaḫ 〈çatlaḫ〉 (dialectal, Gürün, sense “prostitute” only) etymology Cognate with Azerbaijani çatlaq. pronunciation
  • [tʃɑtˈɫɑk]
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. split, slit, cracked, fissured
  2. chapped skin
  3. cracked, uneven in tone of voice
  4. (figuratively, colloquially) crazy, loony, cracked, nuts
  5. (dialectal, Mesudiye) prostitute
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. crack, split; fissure
  2. chap, crack on the skin
  3. crack in the bone
descendants:
  • Armenian: չաթլախ 〈čʻatʻlax〉
çeyiz etymology From Arabic جهاز 〈jhạz〉.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. dowry, trousseau
Synonyms: başlık, cihaz, (for Christians and Jews) drahoma, (colloquial) kalın
çıngırağı çekmek etymology
  • It literally means "to pull the (small) bell".
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
Çingene etymology From Hungarian cigány via Greek τσιγγάνος 〈tsingános〉 pronunciation
  • tʃiŋɟene
proper noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar, ethnic slur) Rom, gypsy
dalak etymology From otk talak, from Proto-Turkic *d(i)ālak. pronunciation
  • [dɑ.ˈɫɑk]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (anatomy, immunology) spleen (organ)
  2. (colloquial) honeycomb
dingil etymology From otk, from Proto-Turkic *tenggel, *deŋgil.
noun: {{head}}
  1. axis
  2. (slang) fool
Synonyms: aks, eksen
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) foolish, silly
dolap çevirmek
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to
related terms:
  • dolap çevirtmek
düzmek
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (slang) to fuck, to screw
Synonyms: (to fuck) sikmek
ekşimek etymology From Proto-Turkic *ek-ĺči-. pronunciation
  • [ɛcʃimɛc]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{head}}
  1. (intransitive) to sour, to become sour
  2. to become ferment
  3. (slang) to be ashamed, embarrassed
  4. (slang) to harass, to importune
  5. to lour, to frown
fındık kırmak
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. to crack a haselnut/haselnuts
  2. (colloquial) to mess around with women, to indulge in debauchery
fıstık etymology From Ottoman Turkish فستق 〈fstq〉, from Persian فستق 〈fstq〉 and/or Arabic فستق 〈fstq〉, of ira origin (compare Pahlavi pstk'). Cognate with English pistachio. pronunciation
  • [fɯstɯk]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. pistachio
  2. (slang) attractive woman
flaş etymology From French flash or English flash. pronunciation
  • [flaʃ]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (photography) flash
  2. camera flash
  3. flashbulb
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. (news) more important than the others.
  2. (slang) attention worthy.
  3. (figuratively) famous, popular.
fortçu etymology From Old French froter fort + çu
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (sexuality, slang) frotteur
related terms:
  • fortçuluk
  • fortlamak
fortçuluk etymology From Old French froter fortçu + luk
noun: {{head}}
  1. (sexuality, slang) frotteurism
related terms:
  • fortçu
  • fortlamak
Synonyms: kerkinmecilik, dayamacılık
fortlamak etymology From Old French froter.
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (slang) to frot
Synonyms: kerkinmek, dayamak, sürttürmek
gebermek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
  • It sounds very rude and generally used for someone/something that wasn't loved.
gen
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. (obsolete) wide
Synonyms: geniş
antonyms:
  • dar
etymology 1
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A field that wasn't plowed for several years.
etymology 2 From French gene.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (biology) gene
gene etymology From otk yana.
adverb: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) yine (again)
noun: {{head}}
  1. dative of gen
gerzek etymology From geri zekâlı.
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. (slang)idiotic
related terms:
  • salak
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang) idiot
Synonyms: ahmak, aptal, mankafa
göt etymology From otk köt, from Proto-Turkic *göt. pronunciation
  • [ɟœt]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) ass (buttocks) Götünü salla. Shake your ass.
  2. (slang, metaphor) courage, balls
  3. (slang, offensive) motherfucker, dickhead, asshole (generic strong insult)
Synonyms: (ass) anüs
descendants:
  • Armenian: գյոթ 〈gyotʻ〉 (gyot’)
götten bacaklı pronunciation
  • [ɟœtːɛn bɑdʒɑkɫɯ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology
  • Literal meaning "with legs from the ass". ("göt" (ass) + "-ten" (ablative suffix) + "bacak" (leg) + "-lı" (with, ... added)
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang) a person who is very short
götveren etymology From göt + vermek.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) queer, fag, faggot Şu götverenin sikilmesi gerekiyor.
It literally means "someone that gives ass" as vermek is used to mean "to have sex with a man" in slang.
descendants:
  • Armenian: գյոթվերան 〈gyotʻveran〉
  • Georgian: გოთვერანი 〈gotverani〉
hasta etymology From Persian خسته 〈kẖsth〉.
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. ill, sick
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. patient, sufferer
  2. (colloquial) madman
related terms:
  • hastane
he
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. {{Latn-def}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (informal) yup
heler
noun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) plural of he
heyi
noun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) accusative of he
ıbrık
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) alternative spelling of ibrik
it pronunciation
  • [itˈ]
etymology From otk ıt (“dog”), from Proto-Turkic *īt, *ıyt, *ɨt, *it.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (often, derogatory) dog
  2. (derogatory, pejorative) scoundrel, detestable person
Not historically derogatory, and still used as the primary term for "dog" in the countryside. Usually, if a dog is a stray or feral, it can be referred to as "it" as well. The more usual word is köpek, which is also pejorative and derogatory when used for a person.
verb: {{head}}
  1. second-person singular imperative of itmek (to push)
izlek etymology From iz + lek. pronunciation
  • [izłec]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. syllabus a summary of topic
  2. (colloquial) path
kafes etymology From Arabic قفص 〈qfṣ〉.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. cage
  2. (slang) jail
kalıbı değiştirmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust.
kalıbı dinlendirmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust.
kalın etymology From otk kalın/kalı-, from Proto-Turkic *Kalɨŋ.
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. thick
  2. (linguistics) front
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) Property or payment given by a husband or his family to a wife at the time of marriage, dowry.
kaltak etymology From Proto-Turkic.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (wooden part of the saddle for a horse)
  2. (slang, vulgar) slut, bitch
karpuz ] etymology From Ottoman Turkish قارپوز 〈qạrpwz〉, from Persian خربز 〈kẖrbz〉, from Ancient Greek καρπός 〈karpós〉, from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-, from *(s)ker-. Cognate with English harvest. pronunciation
  • kʌɾpúz
  • {{hyphenation}}
{{rfap}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. watermelon (plant)
  2. watermelon (fruit)
  3. (in the plural, slang) breasts
karpuzlar
noun: {{tr-noun-form}}
  1. inflection of karpuz
  2. (slang) breasts
kaşar etymology unknown. pronunciation
  • [kɑˈʃɑɾ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. (slang) sexually promiscuous, slut, whore, bitch
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. kasseri cheese
  2. (sometimes translated) mozzarella cheese
  3. (slang) bitch, slut; a sexually promiscuous woman
katakulli yapmak
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) pull a fast one
katakulliye getirmek
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) pull a fast one
kılıf etymology From Arabic غلف 〈gẖlf〉. See also غلاف 〈gẖlạf〉.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. sheath
  2. (slang) condom
kıllık pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
adverb: {{tr-adv}}
  1. (colloquial) peevishness Kıllık yapma ya! Anlaştığımız gibi arın defteri ona sen götürürsün. Don' be peevish! Bring the notebook to [him/her/it] as we agreed before.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. bitchiness, moods, peevishness
kilolu etymology From kilo + lu. pronunciation
  • [tonton]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. fat
Synonyms: ağır, şişko, şişman, tombul, tonton (informal), toplu
antonyms:
  • sıska (informal)
  • zayıf
Although the word kilosuz is grammatically correct and would be understood as an antonym of kilolu, it is not used.
koca kafalı
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) big-headed
koymak etymology From otk otk, otk ("to put, to set down, to lay, to place"), from Proto-Turkic trk-pro. Related to konmak. pronunciation
  • [kojmac]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. to put
  2. (slang) to fuck
  3. (slang) to hit
antonyms:
  • koymamak
related terms:
  • koyulmak
  • koydurmak
koymamak etymology Negative from of koymak. pronunciation
  • [kojmamac]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. Not to put
  2. (slang) Not to fuck
  3. (slang) Not to hit
related terms:
  • koyulmamak
  • koydurmamak
köfteyi çakmak
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to notice, to savvy, to understand the matter Karı genç adama kaş-göz işareti yapınca köfteyi çakmıştı. When the woman made signs with her eyes, [he/she/it] had understood.
köpek {{wikipedia}} etymology From Proto-Turkic *köpek. pronunciation
  • [cøˈpec]
{{rfap}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. dog
  2. (pejorative, derogatory) scoundrel, detestable person
Synonyms: it
kulağını bükmek
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) admonish
Synonyms: ikaz etmek, uyarmak
kuş etymology From otk kuş (“bird”), from Proto-Turkic *Kuĺ.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (ornithology) bird, fowl
  2. (slang) penis
descendants:
  • Persian: قوش 〈qwsẖ〉
kutu etymology From Greek κουτί 〈koutí〉, possibly via Ladino kutí.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. box
  2. (euphemistic slang) vagina Bana kutusunu gösterdi. She showed me her box.
kuyruğu titretmek etymology
  • It literally means "to shake/vibrate the tail".
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
makarna etymology From Italian maccherone. pronunciation
  • [mɑˈkɑɾnɑ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. pasta
  2. (slang) Italian lira
mal etymology From Arabic مال 〈mạl〉.
noun: {{head}}
  1. assets
  2. (slang) stupid person
  3. (slang) prostitute
marine etmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (cooking) to marinate.
  2. (slang, colloquial, rare) to have sexual intercourse, to fuck.
Synonyms: avcarlamak
mastürbasyon etymology From French masturbation. pronunciation
  • [mastyɾbasjon]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. masturbation
Synonyms: otuz bir (slang, for men), istimna (archaic)
matiz etymology From Greek.
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. (slang) extremely drunk
mortoyu çekmek
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
moruk etymology Borrowing from Armenian մորուք.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) geezer, old man
Nagasaki pronunciation
  • [nɑɡɑsɑci]
  • (colloquial) [nɑɡɑzɑːci]
proper noun: {{head}}
  1. Nagasaki
nalları dikmek etymology
  • It literally means "to turn up one's horseshoes".
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust
nasılsın {{phrasebook}} pronunciation
  • [nəsɯɫsɯn]
phrase: {{tr-phrase}}
  1. (informal) how are you
nataşa etymology From Nataşa, the common Turkish version of the common Russian name Наташа 〈Nataša〉. pronunciation
  • /nɑˈtɑʃɑ/
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial, derogatory) a prostitute
nene
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) grandmother
Synonyms: nine
orospu etymology From Persian.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, pejorative) whore, bitch, slut
otuz bir
noun: {{head}}
  1. thirty-one
  2. (slang) masturbation (for men)
  • Ordinal form: "otuz birinci"
otuz birci etymology otuz bir + ci
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) wanker
otuz bir çekmek etymology From otuz bir + çekmek. pronunciation
  • [otuz biɾ tʃɛcˈmec]
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (slang) to masturbate (for men)
öküz etymology From otk اكز 〈ạkz〉, from Proto-Turkic *üküz, *öküŕ, which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *p`ŏk`i (-ŕV) (~-e), which see for possible cognates. pronunciation
  • [ø.cyz]
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. coarse; anyone rude
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (zoology) ox
  2. (slang) a coarse person
ölmek etymology From otk öl-, from Proto-Turkic *öl-, which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *ŏli ("to die; to be hungry, exhausted"). pronunciation
  • [œlˈmɛc]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. to die
Synonyms: (figuratively) demir almak, göçmek, göç etmek, göç eylemek, toprak çekmek, topu dikmek, (idiomatic) ahireti boylamak, al kanlara bulanmak, bir avuç toprak olmak, bir hâl olmak, burnuna karıncalar dolmak, can borcunu ödemek, can vermek, canı çıkmak, candan geçmek, defteri dürülmek, dünyaya yuf borusu öttürmek, ebedî uykuya dalmak, ebediyete intikal etmek, emrihak vaki olmak, fevt olmak, fücceten gitmek, gözleri kapanmak, gözünü kapamak, gözünü yummak, Hakk'ın rahmetine kavuşmak, hayata gözlerini kapamak, hayata gözlerini yummak, helak olmak, iki eli yanına gelmek, irtihal etmek, kandilinin yağı tükenmek, nabzı durmak, nefesi durmak, rahmetli olmak, ruhunu teslim etmek, son yolculuğa çıkmak/son yolculuğuna çıkmak, tatlı canından olmak, toprak olmak, (slang) bok yoluna gitmek, cartayı çekmek, cavlağı çekmek, cehennemi boylamak, cızlamı çekmek, çıngırağı çekmek, gebermek, geberip gitmek, tahtalıköyü boylamak, kalıbı değiştirmek, kalıbı dinlendirmek, kuyruğu titretmek, mortoyu çekmek, nalları dikmek, post vermek, postu deldirmek, zartayı çekmek
antonyms:
  • ölmemek
ölmemek etymology Negative form of ölmek. pronunciation
  • [øɫmemek]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. Not to die
Synonyms: (figuratively) demir almamak, göçmemek, göç etmemek, göç eylememek, toprak çekmemek, topu dikmemek, (idiomatic) ahireti boylamamak, al kanlara bulanmamak, bir hâl olmamak, burnuna karıncalar dolmamak, can borcunu ödememek, can vermemek, canı çıkmamak, candan geçmemek, defteri dürülmemek, dünyaya yuf borusu öttürmemek, ebedî uykuya dalmamak, ebediyete intikal etmemek, emrihak vaki olmamak, fevt olmamak, fücceten gitmemek, gözleri kapanmamak, gözünü kapamamak, gözünü yummamak, Hakk'ın rahmetine kavuşmamak, hayata gözlerini kapamamak, hayata gözlerini yummamak, helak olmamak, iki eli yanına gelmemek, irtihal etmemek, kandilinin yağı tükenmemek, nabzı durmamak, nefesi durmamak, rahmetli olmamak, ruhunu teslim etmemek, son yolculuğa çıkmamak/son yolculuğuna çıkmamak, tatlı canından olmamak, toprak olmamak, (slang) bok yoluna gitmemek, cartayı çekmemek, cavlağı çekmemek, cehennemi boylamamak, cızlamı çekmemek, çıngırağı çekmemek, gebermemek, geberip gitmemek, tahtalıköyü boylamamak, kalıbı değiştirmemek, kalıbı dinlendirmemek, kuyruğu titretmemek, mortoyu çekmemek, nalları dikmemek, post vermemek, postu deldirmemek, zartayı çekmemek, yaşamak
antonyms:
  • ölmek
related terms:
  • öldürmemek
  • ölünmemek
papaz etymology From Greek παπάς 〈papás〉. pronunciation
  • [pɑ.ˈpɑʐ]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. clergyman, priest
  2. (playing card) the king card in a pack of playing card
  3. (pejorative) someone who has twisted, dirty, tangled hair, beard and moustache
papaz olmak
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to fall out with somebody (biriyle {{PAGENAME}}) Türkiye, son yılların politikasıyla hem İran, hem de İsrail'le papaz oldu. Turkey fall out both with Iran and Israel, because of the last years policy.
parlatmak pronunciation
  • [pɑɾɫɑtmɑk]
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology
  • From "parlamak" (to shine).
verb: {{head}}
  1. to make something shine, to polish
  2. (slang) to drink (consume alcoholic beverages)
pasif etymology From French passif
adjective: {{tr-adj}}
  1. passive
  2. inactive
  3. nonviolent
  4. (gay sexual slang) bottom
antonyms:
  • (passive, inactive, bottom) aktif
patlamak
verb: {{tr-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) To blast, to blow up, to burst, to detonate, to go off. Bir yerde bomba mı patladı? Has a bomb gone off somewhere?
  2. (figuratively, intransitive) To make a violent or emotional outburst.
  3. (slang) To cum, to ejaculate.
  4. (figuratively) To get extremely bored.
Synonyms: (2) parlamak, (3) boşalmak, (slang) gelmek, attırmak
peder etymology From Persian پدر 〈pdr〉. pronunciation
  • [pɛ.ˈdeɾ]
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. clergyman, priest
  2. (slang) father, papa, poppa
Synonyms: (clergyman): papaz, ("father" in slang): babalık, moruk
pisi etymology From Proto-Turkic *bɨńĺ(ɨk). pronunciation
  • /piˈsi/
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (childish) cat
Synonyms: kedi
popo etymology From French popo.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (slang) butt, ass Popom acıyor. My butt hurts.
postu deldirmek etymology
  • It literally means "to pierce/broach the fur".
verb: {{head}}
  1. (slang) to die, to bite the dust; especially to die by being shot.
puşt etymology From Persian پشت 〈psẖt〉
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (pejorative) faggot, queer
Synonyms: ibne, götveren
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