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SCOTTISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Scottish mean? 

SCOTTISH (noun)
  The noun SCOTTISH has 1 sense:

1. the language(s) or the dialect of English used in Scotland

  Familiarity information: SCOTTISH used as a noun is very rare.


SCOTTISH (adjective)
  The adjective SCOTTISH has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its language(s)

  Familiarity information: SCOTTISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCOTTISH (noun)


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Meaning:

The language(s) or the dialect of English used in Scotland

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Scots; Scots English; Scottish

Hypernyms ("Scottish" is a kind of...):

English; English language (an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries)

Domain region:

Scotland (one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Scottish"):

Lallans; Scottish Lallans (a dialect of English spoken in the Lowlands of Scotland)


SCOTTISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its language(s)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Scotch; Scots; Scottish

Context examples:

Scots Gaelic / the Scots community in New York / 'Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in 'The Scottish Symphony' or 'Scottish authors' or 'Scottish mountains' / 'Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as 'Scotch broth' or 'Scotch whiskey' or 'Scotch plaid'

Pertainym:

Scotland (one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts)


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