Main definitions of scotty in US English:

: Scotty1scotty2

Scotty1

(also Scottie)

noun

informal
  • 1(A nickname for) a Scottish person.

  • 2Usually in form Scottie. = "Scottish terrier".

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Scot + -y. Compare earlier scotty and Scotchy.

Pronunciation

Scotty

/ˈskɒti/

Main definitions of scotty in US English:

: Scotty1scotty2

scotty2

(also scottie)

adjective

  • Australian. With lower-case initial. Bad-tempered, irritable.

Origin

Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From Scot + -y.

Pronunciation

scotty

/ˈskɒti/