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Scottish

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adjective Scot·tish \ ˈskä-tish \

Definition of Scottish

: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 and Etymology of scottish

Middle English, from Scottes Scotsmen


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Scottish

noun

Definition of Scottish

First Known Use of scottish

1759


SCOTTISH Defined for English Language Learners

Scottish

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adjective

Definition of Scottish for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to Scotland or its people


SCOTTISH Defined for Kids

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Scottish

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adjective Scot·tish \ ˈskä-tish \

Definition of Scottish for Students

:of or relating to Scotland or the Scottish people

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Scottish

noun plural

Definition of Scottish for Students

:the people of Scotland


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