Stakhanovite


Sta·kha·nov·ite

noun \stə-ˈkä-nə-ˌvīt\

Definition of STAKHANOVITE

:  a Soviet industrial worker awarded recognition and special privileges for output beyond production norms
Sta·kha·nov·ism \-ˌvi-zəm\ noun
Stakhanovite adjective

Origin of STAKHANOVITE

translation of Russian stakhanovets, from Alexei G. Stakhanov †1977 Russian miner
First Known Use: 1935

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