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Young tartar vs Young turk

young tartar—(UK rare) a naughty boy; an obstinate person:

  • We all know what a young tartar the Vole is when his sarcastic tongue is working.

young turk—(UK) an aggressive person who has modern opinions and tries to change the old ways:

  • They’ve put together a top-notch list of speakers, (which makes me wonder how a young turk such as myself is giving the keynote!).