What is another word for gillie?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈɪli] (IPA)

The word "gillie" is commonly used in Scotland to refer to a fishing or hunting guide. However, if you're looking for a more inventive word to describe this profession there are several synonyms that might come to mind. Such as, "gamekeeper", "ranger", "hunting companion", "outdoor guide", "angler's assistant" or simply "fishing guide". All of these words imply someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in different outdoor activities, particularly fishing and hunting. The main function of a gillie/ guide, irrespective of the word used to describe the role, is to provide assistance, support and guidance in fishing and hunting excursions.

What are the hypernyms for Gillie?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Gillie?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Gillie

But the farther they went, the more amazed became Roderick and the gillie; there was no sign of the beast that both of them declared could not have run a couple of hundred yards.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
So the little party of three-Lionel, Roderick, and the attendant gillie-straightway left the lodge and began to make for the head of the strath.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
So Roderick picked up the dead birds and put them on a conspicuous stone, at the same time signalling to the gillie with the pony, who was slowly coming up.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black

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