tattie-peelin

adjective

Central Scot dialect (esp of speech) highfalutin, affected, or pretentious

Nearby words

  1. tattersall,
  2. tattersall's,
  3. tatti, jacopo,
  4. tattie,
  5. tattie-bogle,
  6. tatting,
  7. tattle,
  8. tattler,
  9. tattletale,
  10. tattletale gray

Word Origin for tattie-peelin

from potato-peeling; sense development obscure

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