Definitions of babushka

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

Usage examples for babushka

  1. " Take me back, Babushka I could hear his shaken voice imploring. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  2. She had a sort of babushka that covered her red hair and kept it in place- the kind of thing women workers used to wear in factories during the war. – The Old Die Rich by Horace Leonard Gold
  3. Prepare the field for the mission of Tchaikovsky and Babushka and I shall be with you in spirit when you embrace our brave comrades of the Russian Revolution, whose dear names were a hallowed treasure of my youth. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman