babushka - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    an old woman (in Russia)

    As his parents considered their choice, his babushka had her say.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 09/11/2015
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    a headscarf tied under the chin, typical of those traditionally worn by old Russian women

    I would hate to sound like a babushka-wearing granny.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 09/11/2015