sot·​tish | \ ˈsä-tish How to pronounce sottish (audio) \

Definition of sottish

: resembling a sot : drunken also : doltish, stupid

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Other Words from sottish

sottishly adverb
sottishness noun

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Examples of sottish in a Sentence

you could smell the whiskey on her sottish aunt's breath from a block away! a comic actor who frequently played the sottish curmudgeon
Recent Examples on the Web So long as those parties retained their strength and credibility, the loud-mouthery of its sottish president could be winced at, but need not inspire much worry. David Frum, The Atlantic, "The New Test to Democracy in the Czech Republic," 23 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of sottish

1583, in the meaning defined above

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“Sottish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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