There are 3 main definitions of gi in English:

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gi 1

Pronunciation: /ɡiː/

noun

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The loose white jacket worn in judo.
Example sentences
  • Inside, people trickled onto a long, white canvas mat dressed in white gis (traditional martial arts uniforms) and white belts.
  • Clip them onto strategic places on the gis of the students (end of sleeve, elbow, ankles, knees, lapel, back of neck, etc.)
  • Competitions in this sport resemble Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competitions, although competitors do not usually wear gis.

Origin

Japanese.

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GI 2

Pronunciation: /dʒiːˈʌɪ/

noun (plural GIs)

A private soldier in the US army: she went off with a GI during the war

Origin

1930s (originally denoting equipment supplied to US forces): abbreviation of government (or general) issue.

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GI 3

Pronunciation: /dʒiːˈʌɪ/

abbreviation

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