wedgie

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɛdʒɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈwɛdʒi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wejē)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
wedg•ie /ˈwɛdʒi/USA pronunciation   n. 
    [countable]
  1. [Informal.]the condition of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
wedg•ie  (wejē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. ClothingOften,  wedgies. a shoe with a wedge heel.
  2. [Informal.]the condition of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.
  • wedge + -ie

wedgie, +n. 
  1. [Informal.]the condition of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
wedgie /ˈwɛdʒɪ/ n
  1. informal the state of having one's underpants or shorts caught between one's buttocks (esp in the phrase give someone a wedgie)
Etymology: 20th Century: from wedge
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