Definitions for Scottish
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Scottish, Scots, Scots Englishadjective
the dialect of English used in Scotland
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'"
Of a person, native to or born in Scotland.
Of a thing or concept, of or pertaining to Scotland.
The people of Scotland.
Etymology: From Scot + -ish.
Scottish generally refers to anything related to Scotland, a country in the United Kingdom located in the northern part of Great Britain. This includes its culture, people, geography, history, music, languages (such as Scottish Gaelic and Scots), foods, and traditions. A person who is Scottish is someone who is from Scotland or of Scottish descent.
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Scottish' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #979
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Scottish' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2679
Rank popularity for the word 'Scottish' in Adjectives Frequency: #122
The numerical value of Scottish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Scottish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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.
The 'yes' side in Catalonia will now say that we've got a mandate to go down the Scottish road, because like the Scottish nationalists we've got a majority.
Let me be plain, we are not going to do a deal with the Scottish National Party, if it meant we weren’t going to be in government, not doing a coalition, not doing a deal, then so be it. I am not going to have a Labour government if it means deals or coalitions with the Scottish National Party.
A Scottish, mopping his brow with his kilt was accused of indecent exposure!
We are keeping our promise to the Scottish people.
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