Naw naw, thanks for the cannie offer but ah’ll barrie oan. It’s a fine lookin praitchin station ye want me tae try. But ah canni stop. Forgive me. It’s aw richt, dinni fash yersel’s. Bide there. … Continue reading Barrie-on.
Scottish Word: Hamely.
It’s awfie hamely o ye tae gie me a wee shottie fur the summer. Yer a guid man Mr Flowerdew. I ayewis thoucht I’d like a go at butlering efter retiring frae gairdnerin. The extra siller’ll … Continue reading Hamely.
Scottish Word: Grue.
In the name o the wee man that thing gies me the grue. It’s chowin guid gowf baws ahn crushing yin tae bits in its nieve. Its dreeps o pushion are scowderin the girse, and it’s … Continue reading Grue.
“There’s a fine furze bush ah could help ye hing yer draiglet petticoaties oan for tae dry in yonder oot o the way den ye ken.” Translated: draiglet, draigelt: wet, drenched. “There is a fine gorse … Continue reading Draiglet.
Scottish Word: Humph.
“Yer punishment and yer curse for dissin yer betters is tae humph yer inlaw an her dug up iviry Corbett in the land. An think yersel lucky I dinni mak it Munros anaw.” Translated: humph, hump: … Continue reading Humph.
Scottish Word: Links
Lobey dosser the sheriff of Calton Creek. The fantastic Glasgow cartoonist Bud Neil created the universe inhabited by the sheriff Lobey Dosser riding on his two legged horse with his nemesis Rank Badjin. Bud Neil is … Continue reading Links
Scottish Word: Coupon.
“Ah gave wee Wallace his freedom. I cuidna stand the sad wee look on his coupon every morning cos o bein locked up. He went oot the windae.” Translated: coupon: face. “I have given little Wallace … Continue reading Coupon.
Expanding his head and hat by blocking his exhale.This Scottish word site is for enjoyment and entertainment. If you desire a definitive definition of any word here please consult the relevant dictionaries, lexicons, or grannies. Have … Continue reading Why Scottish Words
“That’s a richt glottnit ee, what in the name o the wee man did you do to get a poke in the ee like that?” Translated: glottnit: bloodshot. “That is a very seriously bloodshot eye, what … Continue reading Glottnit.
Scottish Word: Radge.
“There’s nae need tae flee intae sic a radge Mr Stiltskin, jist because my client HRH kens yir name.” Translated: radge: mad, furious, violently excited. “There is no need to fly into such an intemperate rage … Continue reading Radge.