[ US /ˈskɑts/ ]
of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
`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'
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'
- the dialect of English used in Scotland
How To Use Scots In A Sentence
- Then, suddenly, the house turned itself into a Richard Curtis film - the one in which all those hard-hearted world leaders listen to a young wee Scots lassie who tells them that, yes, they can make poverty history, now!
- This is a comparatively extrovert third album from the talented and technically advanced young Scots harper and pianist, now sojourning in Barcelona and soaking up even more musical influences.
- They travel well, apparently, so like the Scots, you will find them all over the world.
- He reminds them too much of the Olympic mascots. The Sun
- It was a plum job to work on the Flying Scotsman, partly because the Americans liked it and they were big tippers.
- She is an uncontrived champion of the Scots language.
- However it has not been plain sailing for the American since his arrival at Meadowbank last month in wake of the Scots' ignominious start to the BBL season.
- I doubt whether the Scots, going it alone, would have developed the same ruthless instinct for self-preservation.
- In a similar vein, while the weather was good news for some attractions - both paid-for and free - others were badly hit as both visitors and Scots headed outdoors.
- MacGregor --- I carena wha kens it --- And Rob had soon a gallant band; and as it grieved him (he said) to see sic hership and waste and depredation to the south o 'the Hieland line, why, if ony heritor or farmer wad pay him four punds Scots out of each hundred punds of valued rent, whilk was doubtless a moderate consideration, Rob engaged to keep them scaithless; Rob Roy