Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

cutty sark

play
noun cut·ty sark \ˈkə-tē-ˈsärk\

Definition of cutty sark

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a short garment; especially :  a woman's short undergarment



Origin of cutty sark

English dialect cutty short + sark


First Known Use: 1779


Learn More about cutty sark


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cutty sark? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

immature or lacking adult sophistication

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt maudlin angry oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ