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  • nounmeasurement around the waist
  • nouna band

synonyms for girth

  • circumference
  • bigness
  • compass
  • expansion
  • distance around
  • waist measure
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How to use girth in a sentence

That amount of girth allows a ski to float in the type of real-world conditions we find at ski resorts, where new snow falls on top of a solid base.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The testing, which was completed at either the Nike campus or the University of Exeter, included a bunch of body measurements like height, weight, body fat, lung function, and the length and girth of various parts of the leg and foot.
WE NOW HAVE THE LAB DATA ON NIKE’S BREAKING2 RUNNERSALEX HUTCHINSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
All the while, you’ll sense the presence of the 14,411-foot behemoth—as impressive in girth as in height.
5 OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST UNIQUE TREKSOUTSIDE EDITORSNOVEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
But that was when Scattergood's hair was touched with gray and his girth had increased by twoscore pounds.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Were I of less girth I would flit through the window and fall upon my knees at your feet.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Red or giant cedar, which rivals the Douglas fir in girth, is plentiful, and is used for shingles as well as for interior work.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
More than once I had to dismount in mire girth-deep to help him on.
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
The instant he lets up, catch that flank girth and make fast.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
He tucked his thumbs into the girth harnessings of his Sam Browne and spraddled his legs wide apart.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIRTH

  • breadth
  • girth
  • span
  • thickness
  • wideness
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