Definition of Muzhik

1. Noun. A Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917).

Exact synonyms: Moujik, Mujik, Muzjik
Generic synonyms: Bucolic, Peasant, Provincial



Definition of Muzhik

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mujik) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muzhik

1. a Russian peasant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muzhik

mutules
mutuum
mutuums
muumuu
muumuued
muumuus
muwashshah
mux
muxed
muxer
muxers
muxes
muxing
muxy
muzaky
muzhik (current term)
muzhiks
muzjik
muzjiks
muzolimine
muzungu
muzungus
muzz
muzzed
muzzes
muzzie
muzzier
muzzies
muzziest
muzzily

Literary usage of Muzhik

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1. The Red Reign: The True Story of an Adventurous Year in Russia by Kellogg Durland (1908)
"HE future of Russia lies in the muzhik. With an agrarian population aggregating eighty per cent. of the total population, the balance of power must ..."

2. Asiatic Neighbors by Septimus Smet Thorburn (1894)
"... RIVERS — MOUNTAINS — SEASONS — THE muzhik—NUMBERS AND DISTRIBUTION — GREAT RUSSIANS — MIGRATORY HABITS — TARTAR DOMINION—ITS EFFECTS RISE OF AUTOCRATIC ..."

3. The Jews in the Eastern War Zone by American Jewish Committee (1916)
"I approached the group and said to the muzhik: 'I am glad to see that your patriotic impulses ... After more evasions, the muzhik broke down completely. ..."

4. The Land of Riddles: (Russia of To-day) by Hugo Ganz (1904)
"It was all quite different in the ne: house, which belonged to a rich muzhik. He likewise lay on the oven. The room was lighter, thanks to a larger window, ..."

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