Plug about to be accidentally pulled robbing the professor of electricity supply who is hovering over a void in his mains powered anti-gravity machine.
The Scottish Word:


Prof? Div ye no hear me?

Ah’m aw a munsie wi my muckle gloves. Nae help ava.

So if I wiz yersel I’d bakarties tae me gleg like.

Yer aboot tae snib yer anti-grav-whigmaleerie o poust ‘n yiv gey far tae faw.

Prof? … prof?


backarties: to go backwards, send into reverse

Did you not hear me Prof?

I’m all useless to assist with my big gloves. No help at all.

So if I was you I’d reverse back to me as speedily as possible.

You’re about to abruptly rob your anti-grav-device of power and you have a rather long way to fall.

Prof? … prof?

The Scottish Word: backarties with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

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