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

Gael

play
noun \ˈgāl\

Definition of Gael

  1. 1 :  a Scottish Highlander

  2. 2 :  a Celtic especially Gaelic-speaking inhabitant of Ireland, Scotland, or the Isle of Man

Gaeldom play \-dəm\ noun


Origin of gael

Scottish Gaelic Gàidheal & Irish Gaedheal


First Known Use: 1753


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

expressing little or no emotion

Get Word of the Day daily email!