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 muzhik
The Muzhik in the doorway of the hut stood bowing to the ground.
This is the land where a muzhik is as good as a prince of the blood!
It is the country where a muzhik is as good as a prince of the blood!
The fool went to wash himself, and behind him came the muzhik with the straw.Russian Fairy Tales
R. Nisbet Bain
Their ideas, the ideas of the masters, are unintelligible to me, a muzhik.Mother
moujik or mujik
- a Russian peasant, esp under the tsars
C16: from Russian: peasant