sottish


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sot·tish

 (sŏt′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Stupefied from or as if from drink.
2. Tending to drink excessively.

sot′tish·ly adv.
sot′tish·ness n.

sot•tish

(ˈsɒt ɪʃ)

adj.
1. stupefied with drink; drunken.
2. pertaining to or befitting a sot.
3. muddleheaded, cloddish, or stupid.
[1560–70]
sot′tish•ly, adv.
sot′tish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sottish - given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholsottish - given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up"; "sottish behavior"
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
Translations

sottish

[ˈsɒtɪʃ] ADJembrutecido (por el alcohol)

sottish

adjdem Trunk ergeben; grinbenebelt
References in classic literature ?
He also against the house of God was bold: A Leper once he lost and gain'd a King, AHAZ his sottish Conquerour, whom he drew Gods Altar to disparage and displace For one of SYRIAN mode, whereon to burn His odious offrings, and adore the Gods Whom he had vanquisht.
If you would have the great kindness to get rid of that sottish friend of yours I should be exceedingly glad to have a little talk with you.
I do not think either of these soi-disant friends is overflowing with love for the other; but such intercourse serves to get the time on, and I am very willing it should continue, as it saves me some hours of discomfort in Arthur's society, and gives him some better employment than the sottish indulgence of his sensual appetites.
As a general principle and abstract proposition, Miggs held the male sex to be utterly contemptible and unworthy of notice; to be fickle, false, base, sottish, inclined to perjury, and wholly undeserving.
Her sottish husband, who had married her principally for the sake of John Ferrier's property, did not affect any great grief at his bereavement; but his other wives mourned over her, and sat up with her the night before the burial, as is the Mormon custom.
Ali names it in a sottish tribe; he births it to sanitise Manila.
As an act of sheer panic a few weeks ago when they thought that the "Yes" campaign would win the Sottish Referendum the leaders of three English Parties, Cameron, Miliband and Clegg pledged to continue with the Barnet Formula.
SIR - In the days before the Sottish referendum I told your ex-editor John Humphries and others that the Scottish result would be 55%:45% for the No vote.
The Evacuation of Children in Wartime Scotland: Culture, Behaviour and Poverty" in the Journal of Sottish Historical Studies 26.