Definition of babushka
1 a : a usually triangularly folded kerchief for the head b : a head covering (as a scarf) resembling a babushka
2 : an elderly Russian woman
Examples of babushka
<an elderly Russian woman with a babushka>
Origin of babushka
Russian, grandmother, diminutive of baba old woman
First Known Use: 1938
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