Loch Ness


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Loch Ness: Urquhart Castle

ness

(nɛs)

n.
a headland; promontory; cape.
[before 900; Middle English -nes(se) (in place names), in part continuing Old English næs, in part < Old Norse nes]

-ness

a suffix attached to adjectives and participles, forming abstract nouns denoting quality and state (and often, by extension, something exemplifying a quality or state): darkness; goodness; obligingness; preparedness.
[Middle English, Old English -nes, -nis, c. Old High German -nessi, Gothic -nassus; suffix orig. *-assus; -n- by false division of words with adj. and past participle stems ending in -n-; compare Old English efnes (later efen-nys) evenness]

Ness

(nɛs)
n.
Loch, a lake in SW Scotland, near Inverness. 23 mi. (37 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Loch Ness - a lake in the Scottish highlandsLoch Ness - a lake in the Scottish highlands; the largest body of fresh water in Great Britain
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Loch Ness monster, Nessie - a large aquatic animal supposed to resemble a serpent or plesiosaur of Loch Ness in Scotland
References in periodicals archive ?
She spotted something fishy in the water while at Loch Ness in the Highlands with husband Paul and their two-year-old son Thomas.
Available in both DVD and Blu-ray formats, Loch Ness, series 1 debuts a new thriller series set in the beautiful Scottish countryside.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 23, 2017-Greencoat UK Wind Buys Wind Farm Near Loch Ness for GBP 181m
Bizarre footage surfaced this week of a what some perceived to be a Loch Ness monster appearing in Chinese waters, leading locals to dub the creature the "Chinese Nessie.
The funds will be used to contribute towards the South Loch Ness Trail, which is a project to complete a walking and cycling trail round the whole of Loch Ness.
BREAKING Bad actress Laura Fraser will star in a new ITV drama filmed on the banks of Loch Ness.
The 53-year-old, who has taken part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon every year since it was first staged in 2001, says the event helped her battle through two life-threatening illnesses.
A high-tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland's Loch Ness for one of nature's most elusive beasts has found a "monster" -- but not the one it was looking for.
When searching in the Loch Ness area, the usual yellow Google Pegman will change to a Nessie peg-monster, giving users the power to zoom into different areas of the loch.
THE Loch Ness Monster has been making headlines for decades.
Loch Ness Loot has been a favorite in Grande Vegas' online casino and now mobile casino players can get up to $150 plus 50 free spins to try it on their phones and tablets.
LOCH NESS MONSTER: THE MISSING EVIDENCE Channel 5, 8pm Tales of a creature haunting Loch Ness go back for nearly 1,500 years, but only in the last century did the legend truly take off.