Irish vs Molly - What's the difference?
(en proper noun
The Goidelic language indigenous to Ireland, also known as Irish Gaelic.
- Irish is the first official and national language of Ireland
* Ulster Irish
* Munster Irish
* Connacht Irish
(as plural) The Irish people.
(obsolete) A board game of the tables family.
(US) Temper; anger, passion.
* 1834 , (David Crockett), A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett , Nebraska (1987), page 65:
* 1947 , Hy Heath, John Lange, (Clancy Lowered the Boom) :
- But her Irish was up too high to do any thing with her, and so I quit trying.
whiskey, or whisky, elaborated in Ireland.
* 1889 , , (Three Men In A Boat) :
- Whenever he got his Irish up, Clancy lowered the boom.
- Harris said he'd had enough oratory for one night, and proposed that we should go out and have a smile, saying that he had found a place, round by the square, where you could really get a drop of Irish worth drinking.
* Use Irishman or Irishwoman for one singular person.
Pertaining to or originating from Ireland or the Irish people.
Pertaining to the Irish language.
(derogatory) nonsensical, daft or complex.
- Sheep are typical in the Irish landscape.
- "A number of derogatory nicknames began to emerge, including "Irish confetti" for thrown bricks, and "Irish kiss" for a slap" (Wisegeek.com)
* Irish coffee
* Irish cream
* Irish slam
* Irish joke
Irish–English Dictionary]: from [http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/ Webster’s Dictionary — the Rosetta Edition.
A woman or girl, especially of low status.
(slang) An effeminate male, a male homosexual.
(slang) Pure MDMA powder.
A fish of the genus Poecilia .
A female cat; a she-cat.
A molly bolt.