Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 17:18

devotchka

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian девочка (devočka)

NounEdit

devotchka (plural devotchkas)

  1. (nonce word) A girl.
    • 1962, Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange:
      This evening in the Korova there was a fair number of vecks and ptitsas and devotchkas and malchicks smecking and peeting away, and cutting through their govoreeting and the burbling of the in-the-landers with their 'Gorgor fallatuke and the worm sprays in filltip slaughterballs' and all that cal you could slooshy a popdisc on the stereo, this being Ned Achimota singing 'That Day, Yeah, That Day'.