a native or inhabitant of Turkey.
(formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Ottoman Empire.
- non-Turk, noun
How to use Turk in a sentence
Crowd labor platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk operate with few rules and little protection for workers.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild | Kevin Zawacki | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“I was shocked to hear words of admiration for ISIL,” wrote Özyurt, a senior editor for CNN Turk.Turkey’s Attitude Toward ISIS? Sympathy for the Devil | Jamie Dettmer | October 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The CNN-Turk news channel reported Turkey had joined a group of countries that included China and Iran.
Turk came up with a design modeled on lozenge-shaped chewing-gum.Joshua Compston Was Once the Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten | Anthony Haden-Guest | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He enlisted Gavin Turk to help design the Utopic Space Manifest, an inflatable mobile museum, kind of an art circus.Joshua Compston Was Once the Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten | Anthony Haden-Guest | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To punish the habit, a Turk was seized and a pipe transfixed through his nose.
Anyway, there is no type of soldier man fighting in the war who is more faithful to his salt than the Osmanli Turk.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The Turk is very particular in cultivating it, as on its color depends in a great measure its value.
The finest colored, a pale yellow leaf, brings "inflated" prices, but more often by others than the poor Turk who grows it.
Reduced at last to two thousand naked men, they stood in the breach to be slain to a man by the conquering Turk.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
British Dictionary definitions for Turk (1 of 2)
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Turkey
a native speaker of any Turkic language, such as an inhabitant of Turkmenistan or Kyrgyzstan
obsolete, derogatory a violent, brutal, or domineering person
- See also Young Turk
British Dictionary definitions for Turk. (2 of 2)
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