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noun as in measurement around the waist

noun as in a band

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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.

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.

All the while, you’ll sense the presence of the 14,411-foot behemoth—as impressive in girth as in height.

The couch is too deep, and he is growing heavier; he will be Buddha-like in girth at some point soon.

Nearing death, Sharon was reportedly down to a mere shadow of his former girth.

Frida is a colossal woman, in girth and stature, and she becomes the dark star at the center of this disconcerting debut.

Fairly or not, many people see that kind of amplitude of girth as a sign of irresponsibility or lack of discipline or something.

First came Kevin Smith, who was not allowed to board a Southwest Airlines flight because of his girth.

All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.

But that was when Scattergood's hair was touched with gray and his girth had increased by twoscore pounds.

Were I of less girth I would flit through the window and fall upon my knees at your feet.

Red or giant cedar, which rivals the Douglas fir in girth, is plentiful, and is used for shingles as well as for interior work.

More than once I had to dismount in mire girth-deep to help him on.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to girth, such as: circumference, bigness, compass, expansion, distance around, and waist measure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.