adjective Etymology: Middle English couth familiar, from Old English cūth — more at uncouth Date: 1719 chiefly Scottish pleasant, kindly

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  • couthie — couthily, adj. couthiness, n. /kooh thee/, adj. Scot. agreeable; genial; kindly. [1715 25; COUTH2 + ie, sp. var. of Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Couthie — Kind, loving …   Scottish slang

  • couthie — couth·ie …   English syllables

  • couthie — adjective (chiefly Scottish) agreeable and genial • Syn: ↑couthy • Similar to: ↑friendly • Regions: ↑Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • cantie and couthie — jolly and friendly as in “Cantie and couthie and kind o the best” …   Scottish slang

  • Bonnie Dundee — Bonnie Dundee, known in his lifetime as John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, or as Bluidy Clavers , died fighting for the Jacobite cause at the Battle of Killiecrankie and a century later was immortalised in this song based on a poem [… …   Wikipedia

  • couthy — [ ku:θi] (also couthie) adjective Scottish (of a person) warm and friendly. ↘(of a place) cosy and comfortable. Origin C18: appar. from OE cūth known + y1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • agreeable — adj 1. pleasing, to one s liking, to one s fancy, to one s taste, after one s own heart, Brit. Dial. bonny; good, tasty, palatable, delectable, Inf. yummy, delicious, luscious; appealing, attractive, comely, handsome, good looking, beautiful,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • amiable — adj 1. pleasant, pleasing, likeable, good natured, good humored, Scot, and North Eng., Irish Eng. sonsy; delightful, nice, sweet, sweet tempered, lovable; kind, kindly, Scot. couthie, complaisant; sympathetic, understanding; kindhearted, warm… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • amicable — adj 1. friendly, congenial, neighborly, sociable, fraternal, brotherly, sisterly, companionable; affable, approachable, accessible, communicative, conversive; easy, open, unreserved, familiar, free and easy, easygoing; affectionate, demonstrative …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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