*** adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language; "Scots gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'" syn: Scots, Scottish, Scotch
*** adj 2: avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally" syn: economical, frugal, sparing, stinting
*** n 1: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally) syn: score
*** n2: whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still syn: Scotch, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky
*** v 1: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent" syn: thwart, queer, spoil, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
*** 2: make a small cut or score into"
"Scotch, scotch, scotch, I love scotch." Ron Burgundy
Not Acceptable: "Hey dude, are you Scotch!? We visited an awesome Scotch castle when we were on vacation!"
Those who call Scottish people 'Scotch' are often corrected with a polite saying-so, or a "Fuck off, you stupid American bastard!", depending on how much Scotch the Scottish person has recently imbibed.
Drunken Scot - "Fuck off, you stupid American bastard!"
retard:hey are you scotch
scot: fuck you (arse kicking commences)