What does Scots mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scottish, Scots, Scots English(adj)

    the dialect of English used in Scotland

  2. Scots, Scottish, Scotch(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language

    "Scots Gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"


  1. Scots(Adjective)


  2. Scots(ProperNoun)

    A Germanic language closely related to English and descended from northern dialects of Middle English, spoken in parts of Scotland, now especially in the central, northeastern and southern regions of the country.

  3. Origin: and Northern variant of Scottish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scots(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Scotch; Scotch; Scottish; as, Scots law; a pound Scots (1s. 8d.)

  2. Origin: [For older Scottis Scottish. See Scottish.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Scots

    See “Scotia.”

How to pronounce Scots?

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How to say Scots in sign language?

  1. scots


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scots in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scots in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Scots in a Sentence

  1. Rupert Murdoch:

    Scots probably will hold the balance.

  2. Stan Greenberg:

    The Conservatives did well in running as an anti-immigration, anti-Europe and anti-Scots party.

  3. Rhonda Jones:

    Regardless of how they do in the competition the nation will be supporting them every step of the way, they are history makers and are living the dream of every little girl, and boy, in The Scots.

  4. Alex Salmond:

    If Donald Trump turns off people in Scotland, then he's likely to turn off Scots-Americans as well, it looks like Scots-Americans are going to be added to this ever-growing list of people alienated by Donald Trump.

  5. Lisa Evans:

    The Scots've lost The Scots first game, but I think The Scots just need to put that behind The Scots now. The Scots can take the positives from that game and work on the negative aspects, the goal hasn't changed, whether that be finishing in first, second or potentially third place, The Scots goal is to get out of that group.

Images & Illustrations of Scots

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