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muzhik Line breaks: mu¦zhik
Pronunciation: /muːˈʒɪk/
/ˈmuːʒɪk/
(also moujik)

Definition of muzhik in English:

noun

historical
A Russian peasant.
Example sentences
  • He is, as they say in Russian, a real muzhik - a fine fellow, one of the boys.
  • The Russians in the room all clambered to their feet and stared at their shoes like submissive muzhiks, while the rest of us looked around at each other in bafflement.

Origin

Russian.

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