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Definition of "kilt" []

  • A knee-length skirt with deep pleats, usually of a tartan wool, worn as part of the dress for men in the Scottish Highlands. (noun)
  • A similar skirt worn by women, girls, and boys. (noun)
  • To tuck up (something) around the body. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kilt" in a sentence
  • "-- _I'm kilt all over_ means that he is in a worse state than being simply _kilt_."
  • "Harvey wrote when sending the kilt, I feel so very good that the kilt is where it should be."
  • "She can be seen, in kilt skirt and bunches, in the kitchen sink classic A Taste of Honey."