Meaning of Lett in English:


Pronunciation /lɛt/


old-fashioned term for Latvian
‘Now I have seen Ireland, it seems to me that the poorest among the Letts, the Estonians and the Finlanders lead a life of comparative luxury.’
  • ‘After all, we didn't do it - the Germans did, with some help from assorted Poles, Letts and Ukranians.’
  • ‘Kilgas, a Lett with a reputation for joking, wonders when they will get another snowstorm.’


From German Lette, from Latvian Latvi.