Definition of filibeg in English:


Line breaks: fili|beg
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪlɪbɛg
(also philibeg)


Scottish , chiefly • historical
  • A kilt.
    More example sentences
    • What item of clothing is also known as a filibeg?
    • Yet am I certain that my leg would not look right beneath a filibeg.


mid 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic feileadh-beag 'little kilt', from feileadh 'plaid' and beag 'little'.

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