Noun: The gesture of making a turtle with your hands to signify and awkward moment
Adjective: To describe an uncomfortable moment
Noun: She made an Awkward Turtle
Adjective: That was awkward
Interestingly, this is the real British Sign Language sign for turtle.
ASL user: Platypus?
BSL user: Turtle?
A special hand signal made by placing one hand on top of the other and twiddling the thumbs to create the shape of a swimming Turtle. Used in awkward situations.
Person 1: Hey! I'm awesome!
Person 1: lol.
Two turtles having sex.
Dude: damn it's very awkward just sitting here.
Barney: *hands on top of eachother moving thumbs slowly.*
Dude: WHAT ARE YOU DOING BARNEY?
Barney: the Awkward Turtle...
it is a hand motion by putting one hand on top of the other and moving your thumb in a circling motion. used during awkward situations.
Chris and Tina are on a date. Luke walks up.
Luke:"Did you hit that last night?" and points at Tina.
Tina:"Awkward Turtle!" and does the motion.
The universal symbol of the awkward moment, made by placing one open hand over another and wiggling the thumbs around in a circle to imitate a turtle turned on its back. Awkward!
I used the phrase "if you can't do it teach it" infront of my girlfriends mum... shes a teacher. It was definitely awkward turtle.
For more awkward turtle moments, www.awkwardturtle.com
When a man and a woman are having anal sex and the man pulls out and as he does this the woman crowns a poo but manages to catch it before it goes on to the bed ( making it look like the turtle has stuck his head seen its awkward and then went back inside its shell)
*John pulls out*
*Sarah crowns poo*
sarah: ooo i think i just awkward turtled
John: oooo you didnt want that