how to pronounce girdle


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girdle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of girdle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… beard old area it's like a girdle for …”

meanings of girdle


  1. That which girds, encircles, or encloses; a circumference.
  2. The clitellum of an earthworm.
  3. The line of greatest circumference of a brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting.
  4. A belt or elasticated corset; especially, a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist, often used to support stockings or hosiery.
  5. Alternative form of griddle.
  6. The removal or inversion of a ring of bark in order to kill or stunt a tree.
  7. The zodiac; also, the equator.
  8. A thin bed or stratum of stone.


  1. To gird, encircle, or constrain by such means.
  2. To kill or stunt a tree by removing or inverting a ring of bark.

girdle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word girdle occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics girdle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that girdle can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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