What does Swiss mean?

Definitions for Swiss
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Swiss, Swiss people(adj)

    the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland

  2. Swiss(adj)

    of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture

    "the Swiss army"

Wiktionary

  1. Swiss(Noun)

    A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.

    Etymology: Adopted from Suisse in circa 1515, alongside the form Switzer directly loaned from German.

  2. Swiss(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Switzerland or the Swiss people.

    Etymology: Adopted from Suisse in circa 1515, alongside the form Switzer directly loaned from German.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swiss

    a native or inhabitant of Switzerland; a Switzer; the people of Switzerland

    Etymology: [F. Suisse, of German origin. Cf. Switzer.]

  2. Swiss(adj)

    of or pertaining to Switzerland, or the people of Switzerland

    Etymology: [F. Suisse, of German origin. Cf. Switzer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swiss

    swis, adj. of or belonging to Switzerland.—n. a native of Switzerland: the language of Switzerland: a High German patois, spoken in fifteen of the cantons.—n. Swit′zer, a native of Switzerland: one of a hired bodyguard of a king or pope.—Swiss Guards, a celebrated corps or regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the French army of the old régime, constituted 'Gardes' by royal decree in 1616.

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Swiss' in Adjectives Frequency: #785

How to pronounce Swiss?

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How to say Swiss in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swiss in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swiss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Swiss in a Sentence

  1. Howard Markel:

    All these tools are like layers of Swiss cheese. They all have holes in it, but if you layer them together, you kind of block up the holes.

  2. Markus Binkert:

    When we create lounges we always try to think,' What will be the one distinctive factor ? ,' in this lounge it will be the terrace... this beautiful scenery of the Swiss Alps. It's going to be a destination of its own.

  3. Chairman Urs Rohner:

    Based on his deep and comprehensive experience in our business and in view of his impressive performance as head of our Swiss bank and his respect amongst our clients and employees, Thomas Gottstein is excellently positioned to lead Credit Suisse into the future.

  4. Roberto Balzaretti:

    They say nothing will be possible with you (the Swiss) before the British referendum, britain, we are told, will not be pleased to see the Swiss-EU issue interfering with their campaign.

  5. Maxine Waters:

    While I appreciate the time that the Swiss government officials took to meet with us, my concerns remain with allowing a large tech company to create a privately controlled, alternative global currency.

Images & Illustrations of Swiss

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