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1. The condition of having one's clothing stuck between the buttocks, often from having had one's pants or underpants pulled up as a prank.
2. See wedge.

[wedge + -ie. Sense 2, originally a trademark.]


informal the state of having one's underpants or shorts caught between one's buttocks (esp in the phrase give someone a wedgie)
[C20: from wedge]


(ˈwɛdʒ i)

Informal. the fact of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wedgie - a shoe with a wedge heelwedgie - a shoe with a wedge heel    
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
wedge heel, wedge - a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe


n (US inf) → Schuh mmit Keilabsatz
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