Meaning of Scotch Gaelic in English:

Scotch Gaelic

noun

  • Scottish Gaelic.

    Scottish Gaelic is now the preferred term.

Pronunciation

Scotch Gaelic

/ˌskɒtʃ ˈɡalɪk/ /ˌskɒtʃ ˈɡeɪlɪk/

adjective

  • Scottish Gaelic.

    Scottish Gaelic is now the preferred term.

Pronunciation

Scotch Gaelic

/ˌskɒtʃ ˈɡalɪk/ /ˌskɒtʃ ˈɡeɪlɪk/

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Macpherson (1736–1796), writer. As noun from Scotch + Gaelic As adjective from Scotch + Gaelic.