Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive A Russian.

Etymologies

Russian russkiĭ, Russian, from Rus', Rus; see Rus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • During a trial lasting three and a half months, the jurors heard that Tikhonov, 31, and Khasis, 26, were involved with an ultra-right group called Russky Obraz.

    The Guardian World News

  • The single largest construction project for the summit is a 3. 1-kilometer bridge connecting Russky, which is home to about 5,000 people, with the Primorye region capital of Vladivostok.

    The Moscow Times

  • Leaders meet on Russky Island, off the coast of Vladivostok, Russia.

    International Datebook

  • Both were members of a far right group, Russky Obraz, or Russian Image.

    Russian Courts Crack Down on Nationalists

  • I was completely floored that the Russky had the balls!

    Roseanne Archy

  • " Medvedev ' s personal relationship with Putin, lack of a party foundation and a small pro-Medvedev bureaucratic cadre limit his ability to be re-elected without Putin ' s consent, " said the leaked cable, which was published Monday in Russky Reporter, a Russian newsweekly.

    Kremlin Plays Down Cables

  • This report is adapted from a piece originally published in NEWSWEEK's Russian-language partner, Russky NEWSWEEK.

    Swearing Up a Storm

  • In a recent cover package, NEWSWEEK's Russian-language partner, NEWSWEEK Russky, looked at whether the shuffles in the department known as the MVD (Internal Affairs Ministry) could actually make a difference.

    The Torture Routine, Russian Style

  • In written responses to questions submitted to his lawyers by NEWSWEEK's Russian-language partner, Russky NEWSWEEK, Khodorkovsky talked about Putin, the charges against him, and the Russian justice system.

    ‘Maybe I Was Too Naive’

  • Or some huge business deal his lordship Constable put together with the Russky mafia, Al-Qaeda, and the Home Guard?

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

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