Stakhanovite


Stakhanovite
[stə'kα:nəvʌɪt, -'kanə-]
noun a worker, especially in the former USSR, who is exceptionally productive or zealous.
Derivatives
Stakhanovism noun
Stakhanovist noun & adjective
Origin
1930s: from the name of the Russian coal miner Aleksei Grigorevich Stakhanov.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.