Doric Sayings



Our favourite Scottish Doric sayings with their English translation



Antrin wirdie - Occasional word

Black Affrontit - Embarrassed

Clappit thegither - Thrown together

Doon aboot the moo - Depressed

Far Hiv Ye Bin? - Where have you been

Hale-jingbang - The whole lot






Ill Tricket - Up to tricks

Kinnlin a lowe - Lightng a flame

Leesome Lane - Quite alone

Nae Mowse - No laughing matter

Orra breet - Foul mouthed

Riggit oot - Equipped

Semmitt an draa'ers - Vest and pants

Tak the len - Take advantage of

Watter made waur - Weak tea

Read over 820 Doric sayings and words in our A-Z pages or have your own sayings automatically translated using our Scottish Translator Tool.








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