Definition of Plotty

1. Adjective. (context: Of a book, film, story) Having a complicated plot. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plotty

1. full of intrigue, as a novel [adj -TIER, -TIEST] / a hot, spiced beverage [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plotty

plottable
plottage
plottages
plotted
plotter
plottered
plottering
plotters
plottie
plottier
plotties
plottiest
plotting
plottingly
plottings
plotty (current term)
plotwise
plotz
plotzed
plotzes
plotzing
plough back
plough horse
plough into
plough on
plough stop
plough through
ploughability
ploughable

Literary usage of Plotty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"Bring ben the plotty and a' the spirits into the kitchen ; and a' bad bluid shall be at an end, when ilka ane, lad and lass, wife and widow, drinks a glass ..."

2. The Analysis of Play Construction and Dramatic Principle by William Thompson Price (1908)
"That tendency to the making of rigid Plots makes the plotty play—an abomination. ... The more plotty the less Episode, as a rule. There is no room for it, ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1867)
"Bring ben the plotty and a' the spirits into the Kitchen ; and a' bad bluid shall be at an end, when ilka ane, lad and lass, wife and widow, drinks a glass ..."

4. Noetes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1854)
"Bring ben the plotty and a' the spirits into the Kitchen; and a' bad bluid shall be at an end, when ilka ane, lad and lass, wife and widow, drinks a glass ..."

5. Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Cosmopolitan Spirit in Literature: A Study of by Joseph Texte (1899)
"Mr John Ashton gossips most refreshingly in his ' History of Gambling in England/ The book is full of plotty stories and amusing anecdotes. ..."

6. The Wits and Beaux of Society by A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton (1871)
"Whisky toddy and plotty (red wine mulled with spices) came into the supper-room in ancient flagons or stoups, after a lengthy repast of broiled chickens, ..."

7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"Bring ben the plotty and a' the spirits into the kitchen ; and a' bad bluid shall be at an end, when ilka ane, lad and lass, wife and widow, drinks a glass ..."

8. The Analysis of Play Construction and Dramatic Principle by William Thompson Price (1908)
"That tendency to the making of rigid Plots makes the plotty play—an abomination. ... The more plotty the less Episode, as a rule. There is no room for it, ..."

9. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1867)
"Bring ben the plotty and a' the spirits into the Kitchen ; and a' bad bluid shall be at an end, when ilka ane, lad and lass, wife and widow, drinks a glass ..."

10. Noetes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1854)
"Bring ben the plotty and a' the spirits into the Kitchen; and a' bad bluid shall be at an end, when ilka ane, lad and lass, wife and widow, drinks a glass ..."

11. Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Cosmopolitan Spirit in Literature: A Study of by Joseph Texte (1899)
"Mr John Ashton gossips most refreshingly in his ' History of Gambling in England/ The book is full of plotty stories and amusing anecdotes. ..."

12. The Wits and Beaux of Society by A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton (1871)
"Whisky toddy and plotty (red wine mulled with spices) came into the supper-room in ancient flagons or stoups, after a lengthy repast of broiled chickens, ..."

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