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[ruhs-kee, roo s-, roo-skee]
noun, plural Russ·kies, Russ·kis. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. Russki
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or Russ·kie, Russ·ky

[ruhs-kee, roo s-, roo-skee]
noun, plural Russ·kies, Russ·kis. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for russky

Historical Examples of russky

  • Tchaikovskys signature to his articles in the Russky Viedomosti.

    The Life &amp; Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky

    Modeste Tchaikovsky

  • Mr. Russky, as a citizen of the country he thought had most to give, was on his guard.

    The High Heart

    Basil King

  • Then Russky went to the czar again and told him there was no other way open to him, he must vacate his throne.

  • The only serious and intelligent criticism of the work appeared in the Russky Viedomosti, from Kashkins pen.

  • Russky's direct advance upon the front of his enemy extended for a week.

British Dictionary definitions for russky



mainly US
noun, adjective plural -kies or -kis
  1. a slang word for Russian
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Word Origin for Russky

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