Tchaikovsky [chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-, chi-] noun Peter Il·yich [il-yich] /ˈɪl yɪtʃ/or Pëtr Il·ich [Russian pyawtr ee-lyeech] /Russian ˈpyɔtr iˈlyitʃ/, 1840–93, Russian composer.
Also, Tschaikowsky. Russian . Tschaikovsky or Tschai·kow·sky, Chai·kov·ski [chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-; Russian chyee-kawf-skyee] noun Peter Il·yich [il-yich] /ˈɪl yɪtʃ/. . Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for peter tschaikowsky Tchaikovsky noun Pyotr Ilyich (pjɔtr iljˈjitʃ). 1840–93, Russian composer. His works, which are noted for their expressive melodies, include the Sixth Symphony (the Pathétique; 1893), ballets, esp Swan Lake (1876) and The Sleeping Beauty (1889), and operas, including Eugene Onegin (1879) and The Queen of Spades (1890), both based on works by Pushkin Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012