Translation of girth in Spanish:

girth

Pronunciation: /gɜːrθ; gɜːθ/

n

  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (of person, object) circunferencia (feminine) his ample girth [humorous/humorístico] su contorno voluminoso [humorous/humorístico]
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    • I look tiny compared to the immense girth that I am now sporting.
    • No doubt contributing to her girth was the circumstance of having borne her royal lover six children.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Equestrianism/Equitación] cincha (feminine)
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    • So even if the girth gives, the saddle will stay on the horse's back.
    • Leading him to a tree and commanding him to halt she hefted the saddle on and fastened the girth.
    • Put the saddle on the horse, but don't tighten the girth too much right away.

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