Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Scotland or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun Scots English.
  • noun The people of Scotland.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Scotland or its inhabitants; pertaining to the form of English peculiar to Scotland, or to the literature written in it; Scotch: as, Scottish scenery; Scottish traits. See Scotch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of a person, native to or born in Scotland.
  • adjective Of a thing or concept, of or pertaining to Scotland.
  • proper noun The people of Scotland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
  • noun the dialect of English used in Scotland

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English scottisc; see Scots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Scot + -ish.

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