- stupefied with or as if with drink; drunken.
- given to excessive drinking.
- pertaining to or befitting a sot.
Origin of sottish
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Examples from the Web for sottish
Ines up at the castle smelt of beer, and his eyelids were sottish.The Amazing Marriage, Complete
See where the hosts of Allah charge upon The sottish infidel!The Mortal Gods and Other Plays
Olive Tilford Dargan
And can any be so sottish, as to think all those things the productions of chance?Micrographia
One of these enjoyments is indolence itself,—a sottish, half-drunken indolence.
Gabriel strove to restrain himself from breaking out into brutal language about the sottish Malins and his pound.Dubliners
Word Origin and History for sottish
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