Meaning of muzhik in English:

muzhik

noun

(also moujik)
historical
  • A Russian peasant.

    ‘He is, as they say in Russian, a real muzhik - a fine fellow, one of the boys.’
    • ‘The Russians in the room all clambered to their feet and stared at their shoes like submissive muzhiks, while the rest of us looked around at each other in bafflement.’
    bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, countryman, countrywoman, country dweller, daughter of the soil, son of the soil, peasant, provincial, oaf, lout, boor, barbarian

Pronunciation

muzhik

/muːˈʒɪk/ /ˈmuːʒɪk/

Origin

Russian.