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kiltie

[kil-tee]
noun
  1. a person who wears a kilt, especially a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform.
  2. a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the vamp and conceals all or part of the lacing.
  3. Also called kiltie tongue, shawl tongue. the fringed tongue of such a shoe.
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Origin of kiltie

First recorded in 1835–45; kilt + -ie
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for kiltie

Historical Examples

  • Wherever the sweep of the kiltie went, there was going to be something doing.

    S.O.S. Stand to!

    Reginald Grant

  • They all strained their eyes for a glimpse of the great "kiltie band," which was to march down the street.

    The Wee Scotch Piper

    Madeline Brandeis

  • Uncle Clem was made of worsted and the moths had eaten his knees and part of his kiltie.

    Raggedy Ann Stories

    Johnny Gruelle