(plural sovoks or sovki)
- (disparaging) A person uncritically supporting Soviet values or the one who has Soviet mentality.
- (disparaging) The Soviet Union, Soviet times, or things associated with the Soviet Union.
Also used attributively. The term is not fully naturalized in English, and often appears in italics or quotation marks.
From Russian сово́к (sovók, “scoop, dustpan”), which starts similarly to сове́т (sovét, “Soviet”) or сове́тский (sovétskij, “Soviet (adj.)”).