Definition of wedgie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwejē/


1A shoe with a wedged heel.
Example sentences
  • After several seasons of wedgies and platforms reigning supreme on the streets and in the malls, this year, heels run the gamut.
  • The wedgies aren't too bad for dancing, a bit heavy but at least they go with my outfits.
2chiefly North American An uncomfortable tightening of the underpants between the buttocks, typically produced when someone pulls the underpants up from the back as a prank.
Example sentences
  • It's like a fire drill at school, with marginally fewer attempted wedgies.
  • We used to shun them, mock them, give them wedgies and snicker when they played Dungeons and Dragons.
  • After that flour incident, someone slipped some ice cubes in my shirt, placed a big wad of gum on my pants, poured ink all over my hair, all topped with a big wedgie.

Words that rhyme with wedgie

edgy, sedgy, solfeggi, veggie

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Syllabification: wedg·ie

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