Dostoyevsky

biographical name
Dos·​to·​yev·​sky | \ ˌdä-stə-ˈyef-skē How to pronounce Dostoyevsky (audio) , -ˈyev-\

Definition of Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Mikhaylovich 1821–1881 Russian novelist

Other Words from Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevskian or Dostoevskian \ ˌdä-​stə-​ˈyef-​skē-​ən How to pronounce Dostoevskian (audio) , -​ˈyev-​ \ adjective

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