Definition of kick pleat in English:

kick pleat

Pronunciation /ˈkik ˌplēt/ /ˈkɪk ˌplit/


  • An inverted pleat in a narrow skirt to allow freedom of movement.

    ‘‘If a dancer is wearing a kick-pleat skirt and she can't do my step,’ he said, ‘I've got to change the step.’’
    ‘Does anyone know how to make kick-pleats on the back of a pirate coat?’


kick pleat

/ˈkik ˌplēt/ /ˈkɪk ˌplit/