VERB : During a fight, the act of covering up your head with both forearms and cowering. Significantly decreases the effectiveness of an opponent's attacks, however, it carries a massive reputation backlash.
NOUN : The actual act of doing a turtle.
NOUN 2 : Slang term for one who has done a turtle.
'Man, I was gonna beat him down, but he pulled a turtle on me.'
'A'ight, let's do this thang. No guns, no knives, no turtling.'
'I can't believe you wimped out on me! You're such a turtle.'
Substitute for an 'easy' woman (ie - once their on their back they're fucked)
Gah! Callum! Your mums a turtle!
the best animal in the world!
(v.) To play a video game in a highly defensive and reactionary fashion.
(n.) A video game player who exhibits such a style of play.
(adj.) In video games, prone to or executed in such a style of play.
Jeff Schaefer's turtle Sagat
destroyed my Chun Li
, because he would uppercut me as I jumped over the tiger shots that he was throwing from the other side of the screen.
Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines, most of whose body is shielded by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs. "Turtle" may either refer to the Testudines as a whole, or to particular Testudines which make up a form taxon that is not monophyletic.
Human : What's it like being a turtle?
Turtle: It's like being a walking house that eats lettuce.
Practical joke: To empty the contents of a backpack, flip it inside-out, then finish off by putting the contents back and zipping it up. Done when owner of backpack is unaware until later.
When he wasn't looking, I turtled his backpack.
A person or usually a large group of people who walk really slowly right in front of you. Turtles make it impossible to get around them or to get where you need to be in time.
-Eric, where'd you go?
:I got stuck behind some turtles, so I had to walk all the way around.
-Hahaha those damn Turtles!