Meaning of Scottish Nationalist in English:

Scottish Nationalist


  • A member or supporter of Scottish nationalism or of the Scottish National Party.

    ‘The interest of Westminster politicians in devolution for Scotland and Wales was prompted primarily by the rise of electoral support for the Scottish Nationalist party in 1974.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, don't expect the Scottish Nationalists to portray themselves so much as ‘Scotland's Party ’, but as the localised campaign group fighting to save your local post office.’
    • ‘But some Scottish Nationalists are opposed to the idea, believing that as Scotland's national flag, only the Saltire should fly above Holyrood.’
    • ‘Neither Labour nor the Scottish Nationalists seem likely to take a risk on it, particularly as it would cost so much administratively and politically.’
    • ‘He immediately allied himself with the Scottish Nationalists of the day, the faction which pursued the defence of independence.’