kilt·​ie | \ ˈkil-tē How to pronounce kiltie (audio) \

Definition of kiltie

1 or kilty \ ˈkil-​tē How to pronounce kilty (audio) \ : one who wears a kilt
2 : a shoe with a long slashed tongue that folds over the instep also : such a tongue

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Recent Examples on the Web The shoe of choice for those new wave bohemians was a kiltie loafer in brown or beige. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Prada’s New Shoe Is the Ultimate ’90s Throwback," 5 May 2018

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First Known Use of kiltie

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Kiltie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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