Scots word of the week

The Tab brings you the A-Z of Scots words. D’ye spaek Scots?

Since we study here in bonnie Scotland, The Tab has decided to give you the low down each week on our favourite ‘Scots’ words.


Meaning: a person’s buttocks, one’s backside.

So next time someone’s shoving in front of you in the WhyNot queue or your flatmate takes your seat on the sofa, just give them a good old, “Hey, shift yer bahookie!”

Clearly doesn't want to get off of her bahookie.

Clearly doesn’t want to get off of her bahookie.