tovarich

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɒˈvɑːrɪt͡ʃ/

Noun[edit]

tovarich ‎(plural tovariches)

  1. Alternative form of tovarish
    • 1999, Don W. Shields, ‎David Nickeson, Just a Matter of Times: Adventures of David Blade, page 173:
      Blade gulped and said as steadily as possible, “I'm looking for work, tovarich.”
      The sneer increased, exposing more of the yellow upper teeth, as the leathery face moved forward to intimidate, “I'm not your tovarich, maggot!”
    • 2005, Arturo Perez-Reverte, Queen of the South, page 212:
      So when he got his hands on that cocaine, he decided to play a little game with the tovarich fellow.
    • 2007, David Michaels, ‎Daniel Brenton, Red Moon, page 251:
      What possible reason would anyone have for sabotaging your parachute, tovarich?
    • 2011, Gordon John Harrison, But That's Absurd: A Tall Story Without That Most Common Fifth Sign of Our ABC, page 70:
      It's our own Russian tovarich, Dimitri, an authority on woodland and shrubs.