glaikit

glaikit

(ˈɡleɪkɪt) or

glaiket

adj
Scot foolish; silly; thoughtless: a glaiket expression.
[C15: of obscure origin]
ˈglaikitness, ˈglaiketness n
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Choose them, start filling in my details, do something glaikit, try to right it.
an T PHONE HOME BT Sport's Rory Hamilton nd Chris Sutton exchange wry smiles when they realise Kris Boyd, inset with glaikit look on face, does not work with them and has no idea what his dogs are called.
On air he has perfected the art of glaikit so he'll be terrific.
13); 'Ye'll be on for some young glaikit cheil, wi' a heid as teem's shillin sids, and claes that the tylor hisna been peyed for, and likely never will' (p.
Nesbittt star Elaine C Smith is poultry in motion as Mother Goose, at the King's Theatre, Glasgow while Gerard Kelly is the belch beneath her wings as Glaikit Gussie.
"glaikit"--but you don't really need a glossary to follow
On the plus side, at least the actors should look a bit more convincing at portraying pure glaikit misery this good night week.
Expects lots of fun, music and dancing from Jeni Mills as Snow White and her seven little friends - - Riddy, Crabbit, Glaikit, Gaffer, Jiggert, Bogey and Cheery.
For example, there was 'numpty' (a useless person), 'glaikit' (inattentive and foolish) and 'sleekit' (shifty, sly).
Irvine Welsh has promoted glaikit (foolish or silly) which is first recorded in 1450 and appears in the work of Burns and Scott.
Wright looked on with the glaikit expression of a man trying to remember who Per Capita played for.