Calling names in Russian

Learn to call people names in Russian: ever wondered how to call somebody a slowpoke, glutton, crybaby? Learn these Russian words with our category “Calling names in Russian”.

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неря́ха [nee-ryá-ha] Noun , masculine or feminine
sloven, slattern
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домосе́д [da-ma-syét] Noun , masculine , feminine - "домоседка"
homebody, stay-at-home, homester
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молоде́ц [ma-la-dyéts] Noun , masculine and feminine
attaboy!, attagirl!; well done!
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болту́н [bal-tún] Noun , masculine , feminine - "болту́нья"
talker, chatterer, gasbag, windbag, chatterbox
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бедня́га [beed-nyá-ga] Noun , masculine or feminine
poor fellow, poor thing
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зану́да [za-nú-da] Noun , masculine or feminine
bore, pain in the neck
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вре́дина [vryé-dee-na] Noun , masculine or feminine
one who acts in spite; meany
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уша́стый [u-shás-tyi] Adjective
big-eared
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я́беда [yá-bee-da] Noun , masculine or feminine
snitch, sneak, informer
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пла́кса [plák-sa] Noun , masculine or feminine
crybaby
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жа́дина [zhá-dee-na] Noun
greedy person
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сластёна [slas-tyó-na] Noun , masculine or feminine
sweet lover
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глаза́стый [gla-zás-tyi] Adjective
big-eyed, pop-eyed; sharp-sighted, quick-sighted
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безде́льник [beez-dyél'-neek] Noun , masculine
idler, loafer, lazybones, good-for-nothing
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обжо́ра [ab-zhó-ra] Noun , masculine or feminine
glutton, gormandizer
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засо́ня [za-só-nya] Noun , masculine or feminine
sleepyhead
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грязну́ля [greez-nú-lya] Noun , masculine or feminine
dirty one
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копу́ша [ka-pú-sha] Noun , masculine or feminine
slowpoke, dawdler

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