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Definition of "girth" []

  • The distance around something; the circumference. (noun)
  • Size; bulk: a person of large girth. (noun)
  • A strap encircling an animal's body in order to secure a load or saddle on its back; a cinch. (noun)
  • To measure the circumference of. (verb-transitive)
  • To encircle. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "girth" in a sentence
  • "I caught a rear-end glimpse, with a stiff tail, as big in girth as my body, standing out straight behind."
  • "At 37 inches long and 24.75 inches in girth, and the lunker weighed 28.8 pounds, roughly a pound heavier than the previous brown trout record."
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