Rasputin

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ra spyo̅o̅tin, -tn; Russ. ru spo̅o̅tyin)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Ra•spu•tin  (ra spyo̅o̅tin, -tn; Russ. ru spo̅o̅tyin),USA pronunciation n. 
    Gri•go•ri E•fi•mo•vich  (ra spyo̅o̅tin, -tn; Russ. ru spo̅o̅tyin),USA pronunciation 1871–1916, Siberian peasant monk who was very influential at the court of Czar Nicholas II and Czarina Alexandra.
  1. any person who exercises great but insidious influence.

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