Russki

noun
Russ·​ki | \ ˈrə-skē How to pronounce Russki (audio) , ˈru̇- How to pronounce Russki (audio) , ˈrü- \
variants: or Russky or Russkie
plural Russkies or Russkis

Definition of Russki

sometimes disparaging + offensive
: a native of Russia : russian

First Known Use of Russki

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Russki

Russian russkiĭ, adjective & noun, Russian, from Old Russian, from Rus'

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“Russki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Russki. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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