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?

  1. Alex
    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. Richard Lochhead:

    Scotland is known around the world for our beautiful natural environment - and banning growing genetically modified crops will protect and further enhance our clean, green status, there is no evidence of significant demand for GM products by Scottish consumers and I am concerned that allowing GM crops to be grown in Scotland would damage our clean and green brand, thereby gambling with the future of our 14 billion-pound ($22 billion) food and drink sector.

  2. Stan Greenberg:

    The Republican Party is an anti-immigration party, they may look at how, in the end, the Conservatives were able to grow their vote by polarizing around the anti-Scottish sentiment in the UK.

  3. Idris Elba:

    I just don’t want to be the black James Bond, sean Connery wasn’t the Scottish James Bond and Daniel Craig wasn’t the blue-eyed James Bond, so if I played him, I don’t want to be called the black James Bond.

  4. Vincenzo Scarpetta:

    The problem with Sturgeon's plan is that she appears to assume that if there's a referendum on Scottish independence before Brexit, then Scotland can remain a member of the European Union, this is a legal headache for Europe. Clearly the European Commission's position is that in cases of secession, the newly created state would have to apply from scratch.

  5. David Cameron:

    There is absolutely no doubt: Holyrood is here to stay, we are delivering a new, accountable and permanent Scottish Parliament. Holyrood will be one of the most powerful devolved parliaments in the world.

Images & Illustrations of Scottish

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

Scottish#1#4441#10000

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