- wearing a kilt.
- gathered in pleats; pleated.
Origin of kilted
- any short, pleated skirt, especially a tartan wraparound, as that worn by men in the Scottish Highlands.
- to draw or tuck up, as the skirt, about oneself.
- to provide (a skirt) with kilt pleats.
Origin of kilt
Examples from the Web for kilted
Contemporary Examples of kilted
The Kilted Massage Man is here to make those of you born with a Yoni a very special offer.The Last Erotic Massage
May 21, 2009
Historical Examples of kilted
Joe had been able to take immediate delivery of one kilted uniform.Mercenary
Dallas McCord Reynolds
She forgot the bonfire, remembering her father's hat and her kilted skirts.Country Neighbors
On the label of the bottle was a kilted Highlander playing on the pipes.The Dust Flower
Breacan an Fheilidh (brayken an aylie), the belted or kilted plaid.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire
John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
There was a piper on the way, tall and kilted in the tartan of the MacGregor.The Spell of Scotland
- a knee-length pleated skirt-like garment, esp one in tartan, as worn by men in Highland dress
- to tuck (a skirt) up around one's body
- to put pleats in (cloth, a skirt, etc)
Word Origin for kilt
"plaited tartan skirt," c.1730, from Middle English verb kilten "to tuck up" (mid-14c.), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish kilte op "to tuck up;" Old Norse kilting "shirt," kjalta "fold made by gathering up to the knees").
"to tuck up," mid-14c., of Scandinavian origin; cf. Danish kilte, Swedish kilta "to tuck up;" see kilt (n.). Related: Kilted; kilting.