Jings! Hoo’d hae thoucht oor auld chemistry teacher could move sae swipper like.
It wiz pit oot afore ye proper caught licht.
swipper, swepyr: quick, nimble, active.
Wow! Who would have thought our old chemistry teacher could move so speedily like.
It was extinguished before you were even properly alight.
The Scottish Word: swipper with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.