wedgie | wedgy

This page is about the slang term wedgie | wedgy

American and Australian English


The pulling of someone's pants up sharply from behind to wedge them in the crack of the buttocks.

For example

  • If you want to know what a wedgie is, go to the YouTube website and search for "wedgie".

  • Smithy goes crazy whenever someone gives him a wedgy. So let's get him!


This is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If you want to give someone a wedgie, you'll need to

a. grab him first

b. ask him first

c. tell him first

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Contributor: Matt Errey