[ kil-tee ]
/ ˈkɪl ti /


a person who wears a kilt, especially a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform.
a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the vamp and conceals all or part of the lacing.
Also called kiltie tongue, shawl tongue. the fringed tongue of such a shoe.

Words nearby kiltie

Origin of kiltie

First recorded in 1835–45; kilt + -ie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for kiltie

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

    S.O.S. Stand to!|Reginald Grant
  • Uncle Clem was made of worsted and the moths had eaten his knees and part of his kiltie.

    Raggedy Ann Stories|Johnny Gruelle