Stakhanovite

noun

Sta·​kha·​nov·​ite stə-ˈkä-nə-ˌvīt How to pronounce Stakhanovite (audio)
: a Soviet industrial worker awarded recognition and special privileges for output beyond production norms
Stakhanovism noun
Stakhanovite adjective

Word History

Etymology

translation of Russian stakhanovets, from Alexei G. Stakhanov †1977 Russian miner

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Stakhanovite was in 1935

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Cite this Entry

“Stakhanovite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stakhanovite. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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