- From Russian спутник (sputnik, "fellow traveller"). (Wiktionary)
“militarization of space" then you might have as well called sputnik militarization of space.”
“When CNN’s Jeff Greenfield assured the crowd, “I haven’t planted a skutnik here,” I stopped him: I had heard of a sputnik, the Russian word for the first Soviet satellite, but what was a skutnik?”
“Someone discovered that the code word was "sputnik" and when applied to each line gives us the decode.”
“sputnik" "If Akshay removes his wig" "Hello! this is Akki's REAL hair … get ur fats right before commenting ...”
“He declared this to be the nation's sputnik moment.”
“And yes, I highly recommend it and think it's well worth your time and money and that you will find a lot of stuff to chuckle over, sputnik jokes aside.”
“To quote my sadly anonymous podcaster: "the future is not something to be afraid of; it is after all a sputnik moment.”
“The sputnik moment is a moment of incarnation and intention.”
“If we are honest then we can say the world is pregnant with sputnik moments.”
“We are the incarnation of the possibilities and potentialities of the future -- the sputnik moment -- made alive in the energy of our lives played out across our lifetime and the lives and events we influence and initiate.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sputnik’.
nik as an ending
and beatnik wins over wordnik by
1993 W. Safire Safire's New Polit. Dict. 498 There were no-goodniks and faroutniks, beatniks, and sicknicks.
The rare occurrences of the suffix "-nik"
Well, once again I've been beaten to another list idea (see "-nik" by hap_e_wordnik). You might as well come on in and add kinnikinnick, Dubrovnik, or even minikin, if you like - I'll be out search...
As in, the growths; not to be confused with /lists/the-gall.
just the next words that come along
A place for NASA-related stuff, from Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, etc.
Names of various "medicinal" Cannabis strains, harvested from various sources.
need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Looking for tweets for sputnik.