What does Turk mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Turk(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Turkey


  1. Turk(Noun)

    A member of any of the numerous ethnic groups whose majority have lived a nomadic life on the vast Eurasian steppe, speaking Turkic languages.

  2. Turk(Noun)

    A person from Turkey.

  3. Turk(Noun)

    A Muslim.

  4. Turk(Noun)

    A bloodthirsty and savage person, a vandal, a barbarian.

  5. Turk(Noun)

    A homosexual, assuming the active role in anal sex.

  6. Turk(Noun)

    A member of a Mestee group in South Carolina.

  7. Origin: From Türk

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turk(noun)

    a member of any of numerous Tartar tribes of Central Asia, etc.; esp., one of the dominant race in Turkey

  2. Turk(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Turkey

  3. Turk(noun)

    a Mohammedan; esp., one living in Turkey

  4. Turk(noun)

    the plum weevil. See Curculio, and Plum weevil, under Plum


  1. Turk

    Tab Virgil, Jr., better known by his stage name Turk, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known for his time with Cash Money Records and with the Hot Boys.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Turk

    turk, n. a native of Turkey, an Ottoman—more widely, a member of a race formerly classed among the 'Turanian' peoples, now more usual to say, of the Mongolo-Tartar ethnological group, and speaking languages of the Ural-Altaic family: a savage fellow: a Mohammedan: a Turkish horse: the plum-weevil or curculio.—ns. Turk′ey-car′pet, a soft thick kind of carpet; Turk′ey-hone, -stone, a kind of oilstone brought from Turkey, and used for hones; Turk′ey-mer′chant, one whose trade is with Turkey or the Turkish East; Turk′ey-red, a fine durable red dye, obtained from madder, but now mostly prepared chemically, first produced in Turkey; Turk′ey-stone, the turquoise.—adj. Turk′ish, pertaining to the Turks or to Turkey.—n. the language of the Turks.—ns. Turk′ish-bath, a kind of hot-air bath in which the patient, after being sweated, is rubbed down, and conducted through a series of cooling-chambers until he regains his normal temperature; Turk's′-head, a kind of knot: a long broom with spherical head: a kind of cooking-pan, having a tin core in the centre.—Turn Turk, to become a Mohammedan: to go to the bad: to become hopelessly obstinate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turk in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Turk Telekom CEO Rami Aslan:

    Turk Telekom has invested in every single area in Turkey regardless of the region, regardless of the geographical conditions, another operator's fiber network is around 35,000 km over the course of their eight-year journey in the business, another claims there is not enough fiber and I believe they haven't invested at all.

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