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.‘the Young Turks of the Faculty demolished the idea of the self’
- ‘It's a young Turk trying to replace the old-established star.’
- ‘Hague and Portillo were the young Turks of the latter Tory years.’
- 1.1A young person eager for radical change to the established order.