Definition of glasnost
: a Soviet policy permitting open discussion of political and social issues and freer dissemination of news and information
Origin of glasnost
Russian glasnost', literally, publicity, from glasnyĭ public, from glas voice, from Old Church Slavic glasŭ — more at call
First Known Use: 1986
Rhymes with glasnost
almost, at most, bedpost, compost, crown roast, doorpost, endmost, foremost, French toast, gatepost, goalpost, gold coast, Gold Coast, guidepost, headmost, hindmost, impost, inmost, king post, lamppost, midmost, milepost, outmost, outpost, pot roast, provost, queen post, rearmost, rib roast, riposte, seacoast, signpost, Slave Coast, sternmost, sternpost, topmost, upcoast, upmost, utmost
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