Scotch whisky

  1. whiskey distilled in Scotland, especially from malted barley in a pot still.

Origin of Scotch whisky

First recorded in 1825–35

Words Nearby Scotch whisky Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Scotch whisky in a sentence

  • It was a quart of Scotch whisky, corked and sealed as it had left the distillery.

    Pieces of Eight | Richard le Gallienne
  • However, before rising, I pulled out my flask of Scotch whisky, and drained it to the last drop.

    A Book of Ghosts | Sabine Baring-Gould
  • We invited the priest in and poured him out a stiff five-finger peg of neat Scotch whisky.

    Life in an Indian Outpost | Gordon Casserly
  • Scotch whisky and hot water or mineral waters are served in country houses before bedtime.

    The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain