Definition of nushnik in English:

nushnik

(also nooshnik, nooshnick, nuzhnik)

noun

United States Regional, Alaska
  • An outhouse containing a toilet, usually without plumbing.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Alaska Sportsman. From Russian nužnik latrine, toilet from nužnyj necessary + -nik, suffix forming nouns. With the formation compare necessarium.

Pronunciation

nushnik

/ˈnuːʃnɪk/