Girdle - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers (syn: cincture, sash, waistband, waistcloth)
- a woman's close-fitting foundation garment (syn: corset, stays)
- put a girdle on or around (syn: gird)
...drew a handkerchief from the girdle around her waist and offered it to the knight as a token of affection...
the rings that girdle the planet Saturn
...trees girdled the campus, essentially hiding it from view...
The velvet lawn closely girdling the grey base of the mansion.
the formal garden that girdled the house
present participle: girdling
past tense: girdled
past participle: girdled