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kilt

 (kĭlt)
n.
1. A knee-length skirt with deep pleats, usually of a tartan wool, worn as part of the dress for men in the Scottish Highlands.
2. A similar skirt worn by women, girls, and boys.
tr.v. kilt·ed, kilt·ing, kilts
To tuck up (something) around the body.

[From kilt, to tuck up, from Middle English kilten, of Scandinavian origin.]

kilt

(kɪlt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a knee-length pleated skirt-like garment, esp one in tartan, as worn by men in Scottish Highland dress
vb (tr)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) to tuck (a skirt) up around one's body
2. (Clothing & Fashion) to put pleats in (cloth, a skirt, etc)
[C18: of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish kilte to tuck up, Old Swedish kilta lap]
ˈkilted adj
ˈkiltˌlike adj

kilt

(kɪlt)
n.
1. a pleated, knee-length tartan skirt worn by Scotsmen in the Highlands or in some military regiments.
2. a skirt modeled on this, for women and girls.
v.t.
3. to draw or tuck up, as the skirt, about oneself.
4. to provide with a kilt.
[1300–50; Middle English kylte, perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Dan kilte to tuck up]
kilt′like`, adj.

kilt


Past participle: kilted
Gerund: kilting

Imperative
kilt
kilt
Present
I kilt
you kilt
he/she/it kilts
we kilt
you kilt
they kilt
Preterite
I kilted
you kilted
he/she/it kilted
we kilted
you kilted
they kilted
Present Continuous
I am kilting
you are kilting
he/she/it is kilting
we are kilting
you are kilting
they are kilting
Present Perfect
I have kilted
you have kilted
he/she/it has kilted
we have kilted
you have kilted
they have kilted
Past Continuous
I was kilting
you were kilting
he/she/it was kilting
we were kilting
you were kilting
they were kilting
Past Perfect
I had kilted
you had kilted
he/she/it had kilted
we had kilted
you had kilted
they had kilted
Future
I will kilt
you will kilt
he/she/it will kilt
we will kilt
you will kilt
they will kilt
Future Perfect
I will have kilted
you will have kilted
he/she/it will have kilted
we will have kilted
you will have kilted
they will have kilted
Future Continuous
I will be kilting
you will be kilting
he/she/it will be kilting
we will be kilting
you will be kilting
they will be kilting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kilting
you have been kilting
he/she/it has been kilting
we have been kilting
you have been kilting
they have been kilting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kilting
you will have been kilting
he/she/it will have been kilting
we will have been kilting
you will have been kilting
they will have been kilting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kilting
you had been kilting
he/she/it had been kilting
we had been kilting
you had been kilting
they had been kilting
Conditional
I would kilt
you would kilt
he/she/it would kilt
we would kilt
you would kilt
they would kilt
Past Conditional
I would have kilted
you would have kilted
he/she/it would have kilted
we would have kilted
you would have kilted
they would have kilted

kilt

A knee-length, skirtlike garment worn by men as part of traditional Scottish Highland dress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kilt - a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotlandkilt - a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
Translations
skotská sukně
kilt
kiltti
kilt
skót szoknya
skotapils
キルト
킬트
kiltasškotų sijonėlis
svārciņi
kilt
kilt
kilt
İskoç etekliğikilt
váy Scotland

kilt

[kɪlt] Nfalda f escocesa

kilt

[ˈkɪlt] nkilt m

kilt

nKilt m, → Schottenrock m

kilt

[kɪlt] nkilt m inv

kilt

(kilt) noun
an item of Scottish national dress, a pleated tartan skirt reaching to the knees and traditionally worn by men.

kilt

تَنُّورَةٌ قَصِّيرَةٌ بِهَا ثَنِيَّاتٍ وَاسِعَةٍ skotská sukně kilt Schottenrock κιλτ falda escocesa kiltti kilt kilt kilt キルト 킬트 kilt kilt męska spódnica szkocka kilt килт kilt กระโปรงสั้นแค่เข่าจับจีบลายตาใส่ทั้งชายและหญิงในสก๊อตแลนด์ kilt váy Scotland 苏格兰方格呢短裙
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