Definitions for young turk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a member of a reformist and nationalist group in Turkey that was politically dominant from 1908 to 1918.
Category: Western History, Geography (places)
Category: Western History
Origin of Young Turk:
a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule
a young radical who agitates for reform
From the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, a member of a movement that campaigned for reform of the Ottoman Empire.
A young person who agitates for political or other reform; a young person with a rebellious disposition.