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 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'"

Wiktionary

  1. Scottish(Adjective)

    Of a person, native to or born in Scotland.

    Etymology: From Scot + -ish.

  2. Scottish(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From Scot + -ish.

  3. Scottish(ProperNoun)

    The people of Scotland.

    Etymology: From Scot + -ish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scottish(adj)

    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

How to pronounce Scottish?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Scottish in sign language?

  1. scottish

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. Alvin Tan:

    I don't think Brexit becomes a real issue until well into next year, in the Scottish referendum we had one big move following a poll that came out just before the referendum. Before then we had almost nothing.

  2. 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.

  3. So I Married an Axe Murderer:

    Harriet Do you actually like haggis Charlie No, I think it's repellent in every way. In fact, I think most Scottish cuisine is based on a dare.

  4. American Tom Watson:

    That Sunday morning of the playoff against Jack Newton I was leaving the house, and it's raining, it's cold, and here comes a little Scottish girl, comes up to the front door and said' Mr American Tom Watson, please take this for good luck,' i could barely understand her, but I finally figured it out. She gave me a little thing of tin foil, and in it was some white heather, I kept that in my bag for years for good luck, and it brought me good luck.

  5. Kevin Pollock:

    It is associated with near elimination of both low and high-grade cervical disease in young Scottish women eight years after the vaccine program started, the figures are impressive and show a reduction of up to 90 percent of cervical disease abnormalities - pre-cancerous cells.

Images & Illustrations of Scottish

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

Scottish#1#4441#10000

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