Two turtles having sex.
Dude: damn it's very awkward just sitting here.

Barney: *hands on top of eachother moving thumbs slowly.*


Barney: the Awkward Turtle...
by Flyinnn' Hawiian November 13, 2010
1. Someone who is says something in a conversation and there is nothing to be said back to. Usually a third person.

2. Someone who makes the mood in the room incredibly uncomfortable.
Michael is an awkward turtle.
by Speechless_13 October 08, 2009
The "Awkward Turtle" is used during the present moment of a situation at hand. You may use it under the table at a diner outing to relieve some of the awkward tension, or on your way to the restroom as you excuse yourself from the awkward moment. The Awkward Turtle is also used in conjunction with the Awkward Antlers when re-telling the aforementioned events.
In the Situation: As you hug your Ex, you do the awkward turtle behind his back.
by JesChel August 26, 2006
A hand gesture created and used to shed light on the fact a certain situation has become "awkward". It doesn't look like a turtle, or an awkward turtle, it's just dumb.
Johnny: So, when she said that I was all like *awkward turtle*
Dave: Dude, that's the dumbest thing I've ever seen, plus, it just makes you look like an ass for making the awkward situation more awkward. It doesn't even look like a turtle.
Johnny: Oh, uh *awkward turtle*
Dave: You're a dumbass.
by Oy, Nineteen, Eld July 22, 2008
A really awkward person.
Such as Andrew Kursh
ME: Andrew Kursh is such an awkward turtle!
RANDOM PERSON: oh i know! jesus christ wont he just shut the fuck up?
by Annonymous2 January 31, 2007
1. a phrase accompanied with a hand motion (one hand is placed on top if another palms down and thumbs out) to illustrate an awkward moment
2. turtles having sex
I was sitting in my room talking to Mike one night and I look over to find that my baby turtles are having sex. AWKWARD TURTLE!!
by Kelly Mariee July 22, 2008
The awkward turtle was originated from many awkward situations where a man would take his pants off before sex, and due to a lack of girth and or size would make the situation very awkward thus also shriveling the ballsack. The tiny penis/shriveled sack combination looks similar to a turtle with it's head poking out, picture a turtle upside down in its shell.

This phrase was soon brought out of the bedroom and applied to everyday awkward situations, but all refer back to that original awkward turtle moment when the awkward turtle first appeared and the woman mysteriously got a horrible headache...

The awkward turtle is symbolized by placing one hand, open, palm facing down, thumb out to the side on top of your other hand, palm facing down, thumb out. The thumbs are then wiggled or rotated in tiny circles to signify the awkward tension.
Her: Are you ready?
Him: Yeah, let me take my pants off...
Her: *Gasp*
Him: It gets bigger!!
Her: I just got a really bad headache... I think I'm allergic to your tiny, pathetic penis.

This moment describes the awkward turtle.
by AreDub December 28, 2007
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