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!).