Definition of mawkit in English:

mawkit

adjective

Scottish
  • 1Full of maggots, maggoty (also figurative). Also more generally: putrid, decayed.

  • 2Dirty, filthy.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Mactaggart (1791–1830), engineer and poet. From mawk + -ed.

Pronunciation

mawkit

/ˈmɔːkɪt/