Turk

noun \ ˈtərk \

Definition of Turk

1 : a native or inhabitant of Turkey
2 : a member of any of numerous Asian peoples speaking Turkic languages who live in a region extending from the Balkans to eastern Siberia and western China
3 : muslim; specifically : a Muslim subject of the Turkish sultan
4 : a Turkish horse; specifically : a Turkish strain of Arab and crossbred horses
5 often not capitalized : a usually young dynamic person eager for change; especially : young turk

Origin and Etymology of turk

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Turk; Anglo-French Turc, from Medieval Latin or Turk; Medieval Latin Turcus, from Turkish Türk


TURK Defined for English Language Learners

Turk

noun

Definition of Turk for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Turkey


TURK Defined for Kids

Turk

noun \ ˈtərk \

Definition of Turk for Students

: a person born or living in Turkey


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