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noun, plural Scot·ties.
  1. (often lowercase) Informal. a Scot; Scotsman or Scotswoman.
  2. Scottish terrier.
  3. a male given name, form of Scott.
  4. a female given name.

Origin of Scotty


[res-tuh n]
  1. James (Barrett)Scotty, 1909–1995, U.S. journalist, born in Scotland.


[boh-muh n]
  1. William ScottScotty, born 1933, Canadian hockey coach.
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  • Scotty claims he left it where he found it, for evidence,” Tom said gloomily.

    Rim o' the World

    B. M. Bower

  • Scotty 61 made the rounds to-day––talked to the whole bunch.

    Rim o' the World

    B. M. Bower

  • Footnote 9: Since my return I have heard from "Scotty," as we used to call him.

  • It takes more than one bullet to kill a tough bird like Scotty.

    Across the Mesa

    Jarvis Hall

  • "She'll be goin' to England to marry an English officer," said Scotty.

    The U-boat hunters

    James B. Connolly

British Dictionary definitions for scotty


noun plural -men
  1. an archer


noun plural -men
  1. nautical an oarsman at the bow of a boatAlso called: bow oar
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scotty in Medicine


  1. British histologist, ophthalmologist, and surgeon who is noted for his studies of the eye, the kidney, and striated muscle.
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