or mou·jik, mu·jik, mu·zjik
- a Russian peasant.
Origin of muzhik
1560–70; < Russian muzhík, equivalent to muzh husband, man (OCS mǫžĭ, akin to man1) + -ik diminutive suffix
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Examples from the Web for mujik
In her right was the mujik's whip, and I saw that she had used the stock of it to aid me.Princess Zara
"Then the mujik who directed us here was mistaken," I persisted.
We have given our word to the mujik to render all the help we can.
All seem to be the slaves of ceremony, from the Czar down to the Mujik.The Land of Thor
J. Ross Browne
The mujik sublimated by Russian literature is the god of nihilism.Russia: Its People and Its Literature
Emilia Pardo Bazán
- a variant spelling of muzhik
moujik or mujik
- a Russian peasant, esp under the tsars
C16: from Russian: peasant