kiltie
noun Date: 1842 1. (or kilty) one who wears a kilt 2. a shoe with a long slashed tongue that folds over the instep; also such a tongue

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  • kiltie — [kil′tē] n. 1. a flap of fringed and, sometimes, perforated leather extending from and folding back over the top end of the vamp of a shoe 2. a shoe with such a flap …   English World dictionary

  • kiltie — /kil tee/, n. 1. a person who wears a kilt, esp. 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 …   Universalium

  • Kiltie — Recorded in the spelling of Keilty, Kiltie, Kilty, and Quilty, this Irish surname is an anglicized form of the ancient Gaelic name O Caoilte or sometimes MacCaoilte. The prefix O indicates descendant of , which Mac is more direct and describes… …   Surnames reference

  • kiltie — n. person who wears a kilt (British); sports shoe that has a fringed tongue flapping over the vamp and covers all or part of the laces; fringed tongue of a kiltie shoe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kiltie — noun a) A shoe having a fringed tongue or fringed extra piece that lies over the tongue. b) The fringed tongue of such a shoe …   Wiktionary

  • kiltie — [ kɪlti] (also kilty) noun informal a Scot …   English new terms dictionary

  • kiltie — kilt·ie …   English syllables

  • kiltie — kilt•ie [[t]ˈkɪl ti[/t]] n. 1) mil a person who wears a kilt, esp. a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform 2) clo a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the lacing 3) clo the tongue of such a… …   From formal English to slang

  • kiltie — /ˈkɪlti/ (say kiltee) noun Colloquial someone who wears a kilt, especially a member of a Scottish Highland regiment. Also, kilty …   Australian English dictionary

  • kiltie — n. a wearer of a kilt, esp. a kilted Highland soldier …   Useful english dictionary

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