Meaning of filibeg in English:

filibeg

(also philibeg)

Pronunciation /ˈfɪlɪbɛɡ/

See synonyms for filibeg

noun

historical Scottish
  • A kilt.

    ‘What item of clothing is also known as a filibeg?’
    • ‘Yet am I certain that my leg would not look right beneath a filibeg.’

Origin

Mid 18th century from Scottish Gaelic feileadh-beag ‘little kilt’, from feileadh ‘plaid’ and beag ‘little’.