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wedgie

[ wej-ee ]
/ ˈwɛdʒ i /
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noun
Often wedgies. a shoe with a wedge heel.
Informal. the condition of having one's underpants or other clothing uncomfortably stuck between the buttocks.
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British Dictionary definitions for wedgie

wedgie
/ (ˈwɛdʒɪ) /

noun
informal the state of having one's underpants or shorts caught between one's buttocks (esp in the phrase give someone a wedgie)

Word Origin for wedgie

C20: from wedge
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