Russki

or Russ·kie, Russ·ky

[ ruhs-kee, roos-, roo-skee ]
/ ˈrʌs ki, ˈrʊs-, ˈru ski /

noun, plural Russ·kies, Russ·kis.Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a Russian.

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Origin of Russki

1855–60; <Russian rússkiĭ (noun and adj.) Russian
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