couthie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From couth +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

couthie (comparative more couthie, superlative most couthie)

  1. (Scotland) Friendly, agreeable, pleasant.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 37:
      she tramped bare-footed the roads to the little school that nestled under the couthy hills.

Scots[edit]

Adjective[edit]

couthie

  1. Agreeable.
  2. Comfortable.