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. 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.

  2. Bank Vontobel analyst Bernd Pomrehn:

    Holcim Philippines operates in a high-growth market and is profitable, but the divestment would have helped LafargeHolcim to reduce its net debt by 1.8 billion Swiss francs, however, even without this transaction we expect the company's deleveraging to proceed.

  3. Dan Morris:

    What's driving that, you got monetary policy out of sync globally. U.S. going one way, ECB going another, Swiss going another, Sweden going another.

  4. The OAG:

    The investigations have revealed that in summer 2002 Franz Beckenbauer accepted a loan of 10 million Swiss francs in his own name and for his own account from Robert Louis-Dreyfus. This sum was used to fund various payments made via a Swiss law firm to a Qatari company belonging to Mohammed Bin Hammam.

  5. Ivan Adamovich:

    Wegelin believe this is a regulatory monster. It is an important regulatory burden not only on Swiss banks but all over the world, we decided to tell our clients not to invest in U.S. securities any more. If clients want exposure to U.S. securities we would buy an ETF which does not have a U.S. regulatory base.

Images & Illustrations of Swiss

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