EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

cut +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cutty (comparative more cutty, superlative most cutty)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) Short, shortened, or small; curtailed.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

cutty (plural cutties)

  1. (Scotland) A short spoon.
  2. (Scotland) A short tobacco pipe.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ramsay to this entry?)
  3. (Scotland, archaic) A wanton or unchaste woman.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)
  4. (Scotland, archaic) A girl with a short, dumpy figure.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • John Jamieson (1825) A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement [1]

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cut.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʌtɪ/, /ˈkʌti/

AdjectiveEdit

cutty (comparative mair cutty, superlative maist cutty)

  1. short, stumpy

NounEdit

cutty (plural cutties)

  1. (archaic) child