Main definitions of moch in English

: moch1moch2

moch1

(also mouch)

noun

Scottish
  • A moth; especially a clothes moth.

Origin

Mid 17th century. Variant of moth.

Pronunciation

moch

/mɒx/

Main definitions of moch in English

: moch1moch2

moch2

adjective

Scottish, Irish
  • Moist, damp; mouldy, putrescent; humid, muggy.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. Origin uncertain; probably from a Germanic base related to mug.

Pronunciation

moch

/mɒx/ /mɒk/