verb (used with object), gir·dled, gir·dling.
Words nearby girdle
Origin of girdle
OTHER WORDS FROM girdlegir·dle·like, adjectivegir·dling·ly, adverbun·gir·dle, verb (used with object), un·gir·dled, un·gir·dling.
Examples from the Web for girdle
Regarding only what is below the girdle,” he added, “it is impossible…to know an old from a young one.What the Sex Lives of the Founding Fathers Reveal About Us|Eric Herschthal|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“A source says Brad has been sporting a girdle to control his pudgy midsection recently,” the magazine wrote.Brad Pitt Might Wear Man Spanx; Lena Dunham Doesn't Want a Victoria's Secret Model Body|The Fashion Beast Team|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cestus, ses′tus, n. the girdle of Venus, which had power to awaken love: an ancient boxing-glove loaded with lead or iron.
The jar is made to rest upon the girdle of the bearer, while she supports it upon her back by one or both of the handles.
Phanes then put on the stranger's trousers, coat and girdle; on his own curls he placed the pointed Persian cap.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
Vainly groping for the interpretation, he could not discover what the Seven and the Girdle meant.The Legend of Ulenspiegel|Charles de Coster
Under some conditions it signifies thieving, which probably refers to the theft of the girdle.Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards|Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer