What does Scottish mean?

Definitions for Scottish
ˈskɒt ɪʃScot·tish

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scottish, Scots, Scots Englishadjective

    the dialect of English used in Scotland

  2. Scots, Scottish, Scotchadjective

    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'"

Wiktionary

  1. Scottishadjective

    Of a person, native to or born in Scotland.

    Etymology: From Scot + -ish.

  2. Scottishadjective

    Of a thing or concept, of or pertaining to Scotland.

    Etymology: From Scot + -ish.

  3. Scottishnoun

    The people of Scotland.

    Etymology: From Scot + -ish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scottishadjective

    of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect

    Etymology: [From Scot a Scotchman: cf. AS. Scyttisc, and E. Scotch, a., Scots, a.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scottish' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #979

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scottish' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2679

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scottish' in Adjectives Frequency: #122

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scottish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scottish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Scottish in a Sentence

  1. Swede Koch:

    Holing putts is an important part of the Solheim Cup, of matchplay golf, i'll see Laura at the Scottish Open this week and then at the Ricoh British Women's Open the week after.

  2. Fabrice:

    A Scottish, mopping his brow with his kilt was accused of indecent exposure!

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I introduced Vladimir Putin to Barney. You remember Barney ? Scottish terrier. I was crazy about the little guy, anyway, so Vladimir Putin kinda dissed Vladimir Putin. Kinda looked at Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Putin body language was,' You call that thing a dog ?' Kinda hurt my feelings, but of course I was President of the United States and couldn't let anybody know United States.

  4. The Treasury:

    The Scottish Government will get new borrowing powers – so that it can manage its budget effectively and invest up to 3 billion pounds in vital infrastructure, while being accountable to the Scottish people for its decisions.

  5. Gary Huckle:

    I’ve been a fishmonger for 35 years and I have never seen a halibut this size, i’ve done big fish before but this is off the scale. It’s the biggest Scottish fish I have ever seen.

Images & Illustrations of Scottish

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