- ['skɒtɪsɪz(ə)m](also Scoticism)noun a characteristically Scottish phrase, word, or idiom.
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Scotticism — Scot ti*cism, n. An idiom, or mode of expression, peculiar to Scotland or Scotchmen. [1913 Webster] That, in short, in which the Scotticism of Scotsmen most intimately consists, is the habit of emphasis. Masson. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Scotticism — [skät′ə siz΄əm] n. a word, phrase, grammatical construction, or other feature originating in or peculiar to the English spoken in Scotland … English World dictionary
Scotticism — A Scotticism is a phrase or word which is characteristic of dialects of Scots. An archetypal example is Och aye the noo , which translates as, Oh yes, just now . This phrase is often used in parody by non Scots and although the phrases Och aye … Wikipedia
Scotticism — noun Etymology: Late Latin scotticus of the ancient Scots, from Scotus Scottish Date: 1706 a word, phrase, or expression characteristic of Scottish English … New Collegiate Dictionary
Scotticism — /skot euh siz euhm/, n. a word or idiom peculiar to or characteristic of Scots. [1710 20; < ML scottic(us), var. of SCOTICUS SCOTTISH (Scot(us) SCOT + icus IC) + ISM] * * * … Universalium
scotticism — ScotÂ·tiÂ·cism || skÉ’tÉªsÉªzÉ™m n. idiom or manner of expression unique to Scotland or Scots; word or phrase characteristic of English in Scottish pronunciation … English contemporary dictionary
scotticism — n. Scottish idiom … New dictionary of synonyms
scotticism — scot·ti·cism … English syllables
scotticism — n. (also Scoticism) a Scottish phrase, word, or idiom. Etymology: LL Scot(t)icus … Useful english dictionary
Scots language — Not to be confused with Scottish English or Scottish Gaelic. Scots (Braid) Scots, Lallans Spoken in United Kingdom (Scotland and Northern Ireland), Republic of Ireland Region … Wikipedia