couthie

[koo-thee]

Origin of couthie

1715–25; couth2 + -ie, spelling variant of -y1
Related formscouth·i·ly, adjectivecouth·i·ness, noun
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couthie

couthy

adjective Scot
  1. sociable; friendly; congenial
  2. comfortable; snug
  3. plain; homely; unsophisticateda couthie saying

Word Origin for couthie

C13: see couth, uncouth
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