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Etymology

Old English Iras, from Old Norse irar, ultimately from Old Irish Eriu.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Irish

Plural
-

Irish

  1. The Goidelic language indigenous to Ireland, also known as Irish Gaelic.
    The spelling of Irish is very complicated.
  2. (collectively as a plural) The Irish people.
  3. A board game of the tables family.

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Noun

Singular
Irish

Plural
-

Irish (-)
  1. (informal) Temper; anger.(Megan Lapin)
    Whenever he got his Irish up, Clancy lowered the boom.

Adjective

Irish (not comparable)

Positive
Irish

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Pertaining to or originating from Ireland or the Irish people.
    Sheep are typical in the Irish landscape.
  2. Pertaining to the Irish language.
  3. (informal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Nonsensical, illogical.

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