Definition of kilting

Definition of kilting
  1. kilting Verb Present participle of kilt
  2. kilting Noun A method of vertically arranging flat plaits such that each plait is folded so as to cover half the of the one before it.
  3. kilt Noun Traditional Scottish garment, usually worn by men, having roughly the same morphology as a wrap-around skirt, with overlapping front aprons and pleated around the sides and back, and usually made of twill-woven worsted wool with a tartan pattern.
  4. kilt Noun (historical) Any Scottish garment from which the above lies in a direct line of descent, such as the philibeg, or the great kilt or belted plaid;
  5. kilt Noun a plaid, pleated school uniform skirt sometimes structured as a wrap around, sometimes pleated throughout the entire circumference;
  6. kilt Noun a variety of non-bifurcated garments made for men and loosely resembling a Scottish kilt, but most often made from different fabrics and not always with tartan plaid designs.
  7. kilt Verb To gather up part of a long garment, and hold it with a tuck, belt, pin, etc., in order to make it shorter.
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