Main meanings of midgy in English

: midgy1midgy2

midgy1

(also midgey, midgie)

Pronunciation /ˈmɪdʒi/

noun

dialect Scottish, British, US
  • A midge.

    Dict. Amer. Regional Eng., at midge, records the plural midgies as an oral response to the question ‘a very tiny fly that you can hardly see, but that bites’ from respondents in the north-eastern United States in 1965–70.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Heslop (1842–1916). From midge + -y.

Main meanings of midgy in English

: midgy1midgy2

midgy2

Pronunciation /ˈmɪdʒi/

adjective

poetic
  • Consisting of or characterized by midges.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Grahame (1765–1811), poet. From midge + -y.