midgie

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

midge +‎ ie

Noun[edit]

midgie (plural midgies)

  1. (Scotland) A midge.

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from mid(den) +‎ -y.

Noun[edit]

midgie (plural midgies)

  1. (Scotland, colloquial) A midden.
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 32:
      They did not have good clothes and were midgie-rakers. Their das done that, they just raked yer midgie and got yer old rubbish.