Definition of stot in English:


verbstotted, stots, stotting

  • 1Scottish Bounce or cause to bounce against a surface.

    with object ‘I stotted the ball off the back wall’
    • ‘Although he hit his shot straight at the goalkeeper it slithered and stotted off limbs and the sodden turf before trundling over the line.’
    1. 1.1no object Move unsteadily; stagger or lurch.
      ‘he's been up there stotting aboot the mountain’
      totter, walk unsteadily, wobble, toddle
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  • 2

    ‘some antelopes stot if they spot a lion’
    another term for pronk


Early 16th century: of unknown origin.