Definition of filibeg in English:

filibeg

(also philibeg)

noun

Scottish
historical
  • A kilt.

    • ‘Yet am I certain that my leg would not look right beneath a filibeg.’
    • ‘What item of clothing is also known as a filibeg?’

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic feileadh-beag ‘little kilt’, from feileadh ‘plaid’ and beag ‘little’.

Pronunciation

filibeg

/ˈfɪlɪbɛɡ/