donsie


don·sie

adjective \ˈdän(t)-sē\

Definition of DONSIE

1
dial British :  unlucky
2
Scottish
a :  restive
b :  saucy
3
chiefly northern Midland :  slightly ill

Variants of DONSIE

don·sie or don·sy \ˈdän(t)-sē\

Origin of DONSIE

Scottish Gaelic donas evil, harm + English -ie
First Known Use: 1720

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