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wedgie

[wej-ee] /ˈwɛdʒ i/
noun
1.
Often, wedgies. a shoe with a wedge heel.
2.
Informal. the condition of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.
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British Dictionary definitions for wedgie

wedgie

/ˈwɛdʒɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) the state of having one's underpants or shorts caught between one's buttocks (esp in the phrase give someone a wedgie)
Word Origin
C20: from wedge
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Word Origin and History for wedgie
n.

1940, "wedge-heeled shoe," from wedge (n.) + -ie. The underwear prank so called by 1970s, from the effect it gives the victim.

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Slang definitions & phrases for wedgie

wedding

Related Terms

military marriage, shotgun wedding


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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wedgie in Technology


(Fairchild) A bug. Probably related to wedged.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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