Definition of 'balalaika'
Example sentences containing 'balalaika'
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Softly, a balalaika joined in, picking like a small bird at the tune. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (1996)Burnell's attention had been caught by a slender woman who was singing to the balalaika accompaniment. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (1996)For it isn't as if you haven't heard the sound of the balalaika since those days, or eaten blinis, either. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (1996)
"His mouth twisted into a snarl as the first strains of the balalaika drifted into the night, the cue for his entrance. KISS AN ANGEL (1996)
Trends of 'balalaika'
Used Rarely. balalaika is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of balalaika from the Collins English Dictionary
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