Stakhanovite

noun
Sta·​kha·​nov·​ite | \ stə-ˈkä-nə-ˌvīt How to pronounce Stakhanovite (audio) \

Definition of Stakhanovite

: a Soviet industrial worker awarded recognition and special privileges for output beyond production norms

Other Words from Stakhanovite

Stakhanovism \ stə-​ˈkä-​nə-​ˌvi-​zəm How to pronounce Stakhanovism (audio) \ noun
Stakhanovite adjective

First Known Use of Stakhanovite

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Stakhanovite

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

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“Stakhanovite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stakhanovite. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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