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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.]
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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]
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(ˈwɛdʒ i)

Informal. the fact of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.
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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
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n (US inf) → Schuh mmit Keilabsatz
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"You've been here one week, and look at what you've become!" shouts Johnny, dragging Adam out of the house for his own good - and giving him a wedgie for good measure.
The jury of five men and seven women have heard that on separate occasions between July 2014 and April 2015 the victim also had religious and phallic symbols drawn on his body with permanent marker, was tied to a chair, had deodorant sprayed towards him and ignited, and was given a "wedgie" by his boss.
Levi's vintageinspired new Wedgie jean is designed to give you the 'ultimate derriere'.
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