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atomic wedgie

slang A very severe wedgie, a maneuver in which someone's underwear is yanked up from behind until it is wedged between their buttocks, typically as a prank. Come on, let's give that nerd an atomic wedgie!
See also: atomic, wedgie

give (one) a wedgie

To yank one's underwear up from behind until it is wedged between their buttocks, typically done as a prank. The group of bullies gave him such a bad wedgie that he could barely walk. These pants I'm wearing are giving me a wedgie while I walk.
See also: give, wedgie

wedgie

A maneuver in which someone's underwear is yanked up from behind until it is wedged between their buttocks, typically as a prank. I don't know if it's the pants I'm wearing or the underwear, but I keep getting a wedgie while I walk. The group of bullies gave him such a bad wedgie that he could barely walk.

atomic wedgie

n. an instance of pulling someone’s underpants up very tightly—from the rear—so that the cloth is pulled between the victim’s buttocks; a severe wedgie or melvin. I’m going to sneak up behind Bob and give him an atomic wedgie.
See also: atomic, wedgie

wedgie

verb
See wedgy
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So randomly on the trip you guys decided to start giving me wedgies and ripped my boxers.
You got some wedgies. What were you thinking that night at the bar when you talked to that 40-year-old lady for an hour and a half?
l y Getsa Wedgie is a talking, screaming, crying and hollering toy from Hasbro, which apparently simulates the horrors of having a younger sibling.
But what worries anti-bullying activists is the possibility that children will imitate the toy's Atomic Wedgie function - hiking up its underpants rough
Although the wedgie has been condemned as a potentially dangerous prank, American Walter Miller has compiled an allegedly factual history of the manoeuvre.
He writes, ``Philip of Macedon encouraged his son after a cruel wedgie at school - that boy grew up to be Alexander the Great.
Apparently, at a party the night before, Mad Manuel snogged her face off, then spent the rest of the night sneaking up behind her, yanking up her thong and giving her wedgies.
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let's go to bed or something because..." It seems like it never stops, but I've gotten plenty of wedgies and it's not only the pros that are beating us up--once they're done beating us, Mike gets his turn on all the younger ams.
Many schools have banned pupils doing wedgies and now the NSPCC is urging parents to boycott the doll.
"We have sold more than 50,000 Wedgies in the UK and only received one other inquiry."
Wedgie dolls, named after the practice of pulling up someone's underwear sharply, scream in agony when youngsters give them a yank.
Because I'm not very tall, I always wear wedgies. I remember when the Spice Girls first started, everyone went on about their built-up shoes, but I'd been wearing them for years.
| "Wedgie" jeans are said to be the latest big thing in fashion.
The company also announced that it will soon resume delivering its Farrgin Wedgie product to customers.