What does Swiss mean?

Definitions for Swiss
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Swiss, Swiss peopleadjective

    the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland

  2. Swissadjective

    of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture

    "the Swiss army"

Wiktionary

  1. Swissnoun

    A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.

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

  2. Swissadjective

    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. Swissadjective

    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

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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. Mateusz Morawiecki:

    I'm a very strong proponent of voluntary solution to the Swiss franc loans issue, we have bilateral agreements with other countries and if we have a mandatory solution, foreign investors will have the right to go to foreign tribunals to be heard. I don't want to have to face some litigation a few years down the line.

  2. President Simonetta Sommaruga:

    The Swiss government received information from a foreign authority regarding a potential IS cell in the Geneva area. Federal authorities examined this information and shared it with the local police, there is currently no indication that there was a concrete attack planned.

  3. Roberto Balzaretti:

    Britain, we are told, will not be pleased to see the Swiss-EU issue interfering with their campaign.

  4. Andrew Tyrie:

    The (Treasury) Committee is concerned about allegations involving HSBC and its Swiss private bank, banks have repeatedly told the Committee that, since the crisis, they have put in place reforms to ensure that they operate on the basis of sharply improved standards. The Committee will need reassurance that they have done so in private banking.

  5. Githu Muigai:

    #1. The man in front of you today is a mortician, The patient died on the operating table. If you think the patient should have lived, ask the surgeons. #2. I am here to jumpstart your mind from lethargy. #3. I believe you are familiar with carnal knowledge? The concept that is, not the practical part. Someone with experience? Legal experience you dirty minded fools! #4. The only difference between you and a cow is what I teach you. #5. Most women would prefer the sperm of a law professor to that of a law student. #6. We are not authorities in law. By ‘we’ I mean ‘you’. Some of you might be tempted to think that we are in the same category! #7. You call me Sir and I call you Sir. The only difference is that YOU will mean it while I don't! #8. Not even the devil knows what a man is thinking, leave alone a woman. #9. I agree with the Honourable Justice Kwach, that the legal profession is in danger of being infiltrated by peasants. #10. For the purposes of my lectures, all time will be in GMT and only my Swiss watch will apply. #11. If your female client is going to be convicted of murder, make sure she’s pregnant. Why are you laughing? Of course, I don’t mean that you should be the one making sure! #12. I radiate knowledge because I am in intellectual puberty and not intellectual menopause.

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