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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Origin of wedgie
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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)
Word Origin for wedgie
C20: from wedge
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