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30 Thanksgiving Memes for You to Gobble Up

Everyone could use a good laugh this holiday, and these Thanksgiving memes will certainly entertain.

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We’re thankful for Thanksgiving memes!

Thanksgiving is a day to make precious memories while chowing down on good food, watching (and playing) football, and catching up with loved ones. But there’s always a bit of stress around the holiday. When you cram your extended family around the dinner table, chaos is bound to ensue. Sometimes you just need a good laugh to de-stress, and these Thanksgiving memes will do just the trick. If you want to liven up dinnertime with giggles and guesses, try out some of these Thanksgiving jokes and Thanksgiving riddles. And if you can get a good photo of everyone laughing, make sure to post it with one of these Thanksgiving Instagram captions.

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That post-turkey nap

Turkey dinner never fails to knock you right out.

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Stuffed, but not too stuffed

There’s always room for more if you really commit. Make sure you add these Thanksgiving songs to your playlist for the ultimate turkey dinner.

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We get it

Turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie? Us too. If you really want to impress everyone, show off your knowledge with this Thanksgiving trivia.

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Mashed potatoes with a spoon, please

And don’t forget the gravy! Keep the fun going after dinner with one of these Thanksgiving games everyone will love.

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It’s wine o’clock

No shame here. Aside from pouring a few glasses of vino, check out the most meaningful Thanksgiving traditions across America.

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Come on

Maybe we should just do dinner rolls and butter next year. Don’t miss these fun Thanksgiving crafts for kids to keep them busy while you cook.

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Calories don’t count on Thanksgiving

Eat until your pants can’t take it anymore. Then it’s time to break the turkey wishbone, take a quick nap, and rally for round two.

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Smart idea

Hey, we’re just trying not to be wasteful! Libras love pie. As for everyone else, these are the best Thanksgiving dishes according to the zodiac signs.

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We could all use a little break.

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And tuning out … now

We’ve all been there.

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Never enough wine

We’re bringing a red side dish, a white side dish, and a rosé side dish.

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It’s a sport

Let’s all wear our stretchy pants.

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Been training all day for this

It’s a sprint, not a marathon. Learn what happens to the president’s pardoned Thanksgiving turkey.

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Just sayin’

Does anyone think the turkey is the best part? And have they ever met mashed potatoes?

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Strap the feed bag on

These people have my back. Or stomach.

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The worst job

We cooked. You clean.

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Make room

It’s going to be a long night.

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Prepare for battle

Psst, last-minute shoppers! These stores are open on Thanksgiving this year.

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Don’t take it personally

You’re loved. It’s fine.

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They must have a little give to accommodate the belly bloat.

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Turkey forever

Giving leftovers to guests before they leave? (Who are we kidding? Of course you are.) Add a funny Thanksgiving quote to the container to give ’em a surprise laugh later on.

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You’re not fooling anyone

We’d like our carbs, please.

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No regrets

We see you judging us. (And no, we don’t care.)

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Turkey trot tradition

Let’s leave the turkey day races to other (more fit) families.

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Bad dog

At least someone’s full this Thanksgiving. Here are more of our favorite dog memes.

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True friendship

Real friends listen to your great aunt’s ramblings so you don’t have to. Pay them back by hosting Friendsgiving this year.

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How many hours till 4 a.m.? These are the Black Friday sales you won’t want to miss this year.

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The main event

Pumpkin pie is just a vehicle for whipped cream. We’re not taking comments at this time.

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Take a big bite

That’s how it works, right?

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This is the truest Thanksgiving triumph. Now that you’ve chuckled over these Thanksgiving memes, read up on these reasons to be grateful this holiday.

Emma Taubenfeld
Emma Taubenfeld is a former assistant editor for Reader’s Digest who writes about digital lifestyle topics such as memes, social media captions, pickup lines and cute pets. When she’s not working, you can find Emma reading corny young adult novels, creating carefully curated playlists and figuring out how to spice up boxed mac and cheese.