1. [ noun ] (clothing) a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
Synonyms: sash waistcloth waistband cincture
Related terms: band cummerbund
2. [ verb ] put a girdle on or around
Synonyms: gird

"gird your loins"

Related terms: surround corset
3. [ verb ] cut a girdle around (a plant) so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
Synonyms: deaden
Related terms: incise plant
4. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) an encircling or ringlike structure
Related terms: skeletal_structure pelvis pectoral_girdle
5. [ noun ] (clothing) a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
Synonyms: panty_girdle stays corset
Related terms: foundation_garment panty_girdle
Similar spelling:   Girdley