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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋgFdL 〕


〔 ˊɡәːdl 〕

Overview of noun girdle

The noun girdle has 3 senses

  • girdle -- (an encircling or ringlike structure)

  • girdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistcloth -- (a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers)

  • corset, girdle, stays -- (a woman's close-fitting foundation garment)

Overview of verb girdle

The verb girdle has 2 senses

  • girdle, deaden -- (cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant")

  • girdle, gird -- (put a girdle on or around; "gird your loins")