English translation: cold turkey = quit suddenly and permanently
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13:30 Apr 14, 2005
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:cool turkey & cold turkey
In Stephen King's novel, an addict Eddie said a term like this: ...he was going to cool turkey. Cool, not cold.