Definition of Sassenach noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsæsənæk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæsənæk//
; BrE BrE//ˈsæsknæx//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæsknæx//
(Scottish English, disapproving or humorous)
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an English person Word Origin early 18th cent. (as a noun): from Scottish Gaelic Sasunnoch, Irish Sasanach, from Latin Saxones ‘Saxons’.

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