Young TurkYoung Turk
any of a group of younger people seeking to take control of an organization, party, country, etc. from an entrenched, usually conservative, group of older people
Origin of Young Turkorigin, originally , member of early 20th-c. revolutionary group in Turkey
- A member of a Turkish reformist and nationalist political party active in the early 1900s.
- often young Turka. A young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party.b. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.
(plural Young Turks)
- Alternative form of young Turk.