What does Scottish mean?

Definitions for Scottish
ˈskɒt ɪʃscot·tish

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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.

  2. Scottishadjective

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

  3. Scottishnoun

    The people of Scotland.

  4. 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

  2. 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. David Cameron:

    The leaders of the other main political parties and I promised extensive new powers for the Scottish Parliament -- a vow -- with a clear process and timetable, and now, here we have it: new powers for Scotland, built to last, securing our united future.

  2. David Cameron:

    We are keeping our promise to the Scottish people.

  3. 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.

  4. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon:

    A second (Scottish) independence referendum is clearly an option that requires to be on the table, and it is very much on the table.

  5. Nicola McEwen:

    It's likely to feature prominently in the next UK general election. If The SNP once again wins the overwhelming majority of Scottish seats in that election, they could be a considerable force in the House of Commons and much harder to ignore, especially in a scenario where they hold the balance of power.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Scottish#1#4441#10000

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  • Leroy Fuller
    Leroy Fuller
    In the song Comin' through the Rye there is a phrase "Nane may say h'e I" what does that mean?
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the act of passing from one state or place to the next
  • A. mediocrity
  • B. scrutiny
  • C. accessory
  • D. transition

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