Turkic

adjective

Turk·​ic ˈtər-kik How to pronounce Turkic (audio)
1
a
: of, relating to, or constituting a family of Altaic languages including Turkish
b
: of or relating to the peoples speaking Turkic
2
Turkic noun

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Turkic was circa 1773

Dictionary Entries Near Turkic

Cite this Entry

“Turkic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkic. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!