Definition of Young Turk in English:

Young Turk

Syllabification: Young Turk

noun

  • 1A member of a revolutionary party in the Ottoman Empire who carried out the revolution of 1908 and deposed the sultan Abdul Hamid II.
  • 1.1A young person eager for radical change to the established order.
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    • Hague and Portillo were the young Turks of the latter Tory years.
    • It's a young Turk trying to replace the old-established star.

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