Definitions for babushkabəˈbʊʃ kə, -ˈbuʃ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ba•bush•kabəˈbʊʃ kə, -ˈbuʃ-(n.)(pl.)-kas.

  1. a woman's head scarf, shaped or folded in a triangle, worn with two ends tied under the chin.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of babushka:

1935–40; < Russ bábushka grandmother, dim. of bába

Princeton's WordNet

  1. babushka(noun)

    a woman's headscarf folded into a triangle and tied under the chin; worn by Russian peasant women


  1. babushka(Noun)

    An old woman

  2. babushka(Noun)

    A womanu2019s headscarf, tied under the chin (this sense does not occur in Russian)


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