teuchter

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teuchter ‎(plural teuchters)

  1. (pejorative) A Highlander especially if Gaelic-speaking; a rural Scot in general; (in Glasgow and surrounding areas) a Scot with a thick accent from outside west-central Scotland.

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Usage notes[edit]

Term widely used by those in Central Scotland.

References[edit]

  • teuchter” in Dictionary of the Scots Language, Scottish Language Dictionaries, Edinburgh"