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Definition of "gire" [gire]

  • Obsolete form of gyre. (noun)

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Use "gire" in a sentence
  • "Now, books abound that purport to explain youngsters who resort to "gyaku-gire" instead of apologizing, and how to handle them."
  • "Yukiko Takita, a labor consultant and author who has written on "gyaku-gire," says she thinks Mr. Fukuda is acting the same way many spoiled teenagers act and worries that the leader has become a bad role model for the nation."
  • "The Japanese have a word to describe the outburst of emotion: "gyaku-gire," a term that translates to something like "losing it," specifically when someone who should apologize instead blows his top."