[ styi-lyah-guh; English stil-yah-guh ]
/ styɪˈlyɑ gə; English stɪlˈyɑ gə /
noun, plural sti·lya·gi [styi-lyah-gyi; English stil-yah-gee]. /styɪˈlyɑ gyɪ; English stɪlˈyɑ gi/. Russian.
(formerly, in the Soviet Union) a person, usually young, who adopted the unconventional manner and dress of some Western youth groups, as rockers or punk-rock fans.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby stilyaga
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