What does SWISS mean?

Definitions for SWISSswɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SWISS.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Swiss, Swiss people(adj)

    the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland

  2. Swiss(adj)

    of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture

    "the Swiss army"


  1. Swiss(Noun)

    A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.

  2. Swiss(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Switzerland or the Swiss people.

  3. Origin: Adopted from Suisse in circa 1515, alongside the form Switzer directly loaned from German.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swiss

    a native or inhabitant of Switzerland; a Switzer; the people of Switzerland

  2. Swiss(adj)

    of or pertaining to Switzerland, or the people of Switzerland

  3. Origin: [F. Suisse, of German origin. Cf. Switzer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swiss

    swis, adj. of or belonging to Switzerland.—n. a native of Switzerland: the language of Switzerland: a High German patois, spoken in fifteen of the cantons.—n. Swit′zer, a native of Switzerland: one of a hired bodyguard of a king or pope.—Swiss Guards, a celebrated corps or regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the French army of the old régime, constituted 'Gardes' by royal decree in 1616.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SWISS' in Adjectives Frequency: #785


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SWISS in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SWISS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Woody Allen:

    If only God would give me some clear sign Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.

  2. Woody Allen:

    If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.

  3. Marissa Mayer:

    I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife: clean, simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.

  4. Louay Al-Doory:

    It would be moving from Swiss bank 'A' to Swiss bank 'B' in Singapore. What you will not find is local banks taking any of this money.

  5. Rick Meckler:

    The Swiss move was obviously the big move, people are trying to get their arms around what it means for the U.S. stock market, it will take some of the morning to sort out the impact of the Swiss move across the board.

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