Definition of babushka noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bəˈbʊʃkə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bəˈbʊʃkə//
    ; BrE BrE//ˈbæbʊʃkə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbæbʊʃkə//
    (from Russian)
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  1. 1a Russian old woman or grandmother
  2. 2 a traditional Russian woman’s headscarf, tied under the chin
  3. Word OriginRussian, ‘grandmother’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: babushka