Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

Scottish

play
adjective Scot·tish \ˈskä-tish\

Simple Definition of Scottish

  • : of or relating to Scotland or its people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Scottish

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotland, Scots, or the Scots

Scottishness play \-nəs\ noun

Examples of scottish in a sentence

  1. He spoke with a Scottish accent.

  2. Robert Burns was a great Scottish poet.



Origin of scottish

Middle English, from Scottes Scotsmen


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with scottish


2

Scottish

noun Scot·tish

Definition of Scottish

  1. :  scots



1759

First Known Use of scottish

1759



Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a timid, meek, or unassertive person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

soothe reduce perplex disapprove
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