sovok

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian сово́к (sovók, scoop, dustpan), which starts similarly to сове́т (sovét, Soviet) or сове́тский (sovétskij, Soviet (adjective)).

Noun[edit]

sovok (plural sovoks or sovki)

  1. (derogatory) A person uncritically supporting Soviet values or having a Soviet mentality.
  2. (derogatory) The Soviet Union, Soviet times, or things associated with the Soviet Union.

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Usage notes[edit]

Also used attributively. The term is not fully naturalized in English, and often appears in italics or quotation marks.

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Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:sovok.

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