What does Scottish mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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.

  2. Scottish(Adjective)

    Of a thing or concept, of or pertaining to Scotland.

  3. Scottish(ProperNoun)

    The people of Scotland.

  4. Origin: 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

  2. Origin: [From Scot a Scotchman: cf. AS. Scyttisc, and E. Scotch, a., Scots, a.]

Editors Contribution

  1. scottish

    Of a person, native to or born in Scotland.

    The Scottish people love their kilts and wear them with pride.

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. David Cameron:

    We are keeping our promise to the Scottish people.

  2. Fabrice:

    A Scottish, mopping his brow with his kilt was accused of indecent exposure!

  3. Richard Lyle:

    It's been a seismic change in Scottish politics in the last number of months.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    Don't run with bagpipes, You could put an AYE out Or worse yet, get kilt ! Scottish proverb

  5. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon:

    A second (Scottish) independence referendum is clearly an option that requires to be on the table, and it is very much on the table.

Images & Illustrations of Scottish

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