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wedgie

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noun wedg·ie \ˈwe-jē\

Simple Definition of wedgie

  • : the act of pulling the back of someone's underpants quickly upward as a joke or prank

Full Definition of wedgie

  1. 1 :  a shoe having a wedge-shaped piece serving as the heel and joining the half sole to form a continuous flat undersurface

  2. 2 :  the condition of having one's clothing wedged between the buttocks usually from having one's pants or underpants yanked up from behind as a prank —often used with get or give

Examples of wedgie

  1. He gave me a wedgie.



1939

First Known Use of wedgie

1939

Rhymes with wedgie


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