noun. a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so.
- financial organisation
- financial organization
noun. a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office.
- giro cheque
- bank check
Example sentences of the word giro
1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the greatest Italian madrigal composers is Claudio Monteverdi, who wrote pieces such as “A un giro sol.” Madrigal music also became popular in England during the Elizabethan age.