how to pronounce girth


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The above transcription of girth is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

girth is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of girth in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… go shooting at liquidy girth or on one …”

meanings of girth


  1. One's waistline circumference, most often a large one.
  2. A band passed under the belly of an animal, which holds a saddle or a harness saddle in place.
  3. A small horizontal brace or girder.
  4. The part of an animal around which the girth fits.
  5. The distance measured around an object.
  6. The length of the shortest cycle in a graph.


  1. To bind as if with a girth or band.

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