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1. girdle

noun. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] a woman's close-fitting foundation garment.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • corset
  • panty girdle
  • foundation garment

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uninformed
  • disarm
  • unbind

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Girdle

  • spurdle
  • skurdal
  • wordell
  • hurdle

Sentences with girdle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Men and women can also use a girdle.

2. Adjective
A football girdle looks like a pair of cycling shorts, with pockets for hip and tailbone pads added.

3. Verb, base form
I will remove this in a day, since I don't want to girdle and kill the tree.

Quotes about girdle


1. Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
- Judith Viorst

2. girdle

verb. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] put a girdle on or around.

Synonyms

  • ring
  • surround
  • environ
  • skirt
  • border

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. girdle

noun. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers.

Synonyms

  • cummerbund
  • waistband
  • cincture
  • sash
  • band

Antonyms

  • silence
  • defend
  • uncover
  • confront

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. girdle

noun. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] an encircling or ringlike structure.

Synonyms

  • pelvic girdle
  • pelvis
  • skeletal structure
  • pelvic arch
  • hip

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • undress
  • enliven
  • stay

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. girdle

verb. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients.

Synonyms

  • deaden

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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