American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A shoe having a wedge-shaped heel joined to a half sole so as to form a continuous undersurface. Often used in the plural.
- n. The condition of having one's clothing stuck between the buttocks, often from having had one's pants or underwear pulled up as a prank.
- n. slang A prank in which a person's underpants are pulled up sharply from behind in order to wedge the clothing uncomfortably between the person's buttocks.
- n. wedge-tailed eagle
- n. a shoe with a wedge heel
- wedge + -ie (Wiktionary)
- Originally a trademark. Sense 2, from wedge. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And let me tell you, "Come on my boat and get a wedgie," is not one that has been tested out as a winner.”
“As a kid, nothing is more humiliating than getting a wedgie from the school yard bully.”
“It's called a wedgie also known as a snuggie, grundie, gotch pull, or mervin.”
“Justin and Jared are 8-year-olds we like to call the wedgie kings.”
“How many languages have an actual word in them for "wedgie"?”
“This may show my maturity or lack thereof, but if you have a spare second to click over to dictionary.com, look up "wedgie".”
“I knew about the "wedgie" strategy, and the frauds like Dembski and Behe, but what I didn't know is this from the above link: ...the Center for Science and Culture laid the groundwork years before the Dover controversy.”
“The new edition will reach bookstores by May and has 58 new entries, plus another 20 new senses of existing words (such as wedgie).”
“The word 'wedgie' has been added to Webster's Dictionary.”
“A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing a Park City resident who jerked his underwear into a "wedgie" has been released from jail.”
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Looking for tweets for wedgie.