Definition of kiltie in English:


(also kilty)


  • 1informal A person who wears a kilt (often used as a humorous or slightly derogatory term for a Scot)

    • ‘And there is an inclusiveness and raw determination about them that is worth more than any number of caber-tossing kilties and bagpipe bands.’
  • 2US A casual or sports shoe with a fringed tongue that covers the lacing.

    ‘a pair of suede kilties’
    • ‘Method for maintaining the appearance and integrity of kilties that adorn men's and women's dress shoes.’
    • ‘For those who don't know, shoes with kilties are well-and-truly back in style.’