girthed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

girth +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

girthed (comparative more girthed, superlative most girthed)

  1. Of a sizeable girth; portly.
    • 1858, Charles Dickens (ed.), Down among the Dutchmen (in Household Words volumes 17-18, page 249)
      He is quite of the Pelissier build; rotund, and girthed, and strapped down; with a grey poll, and dyed moustaches.
    • 2009 June 11, Ginia Bellafante, “Real Life Is Like ‘Juno,’ Except Maybe the Dialogue”, New York Times:
      Amber’s boyfriend, Gary, a nurse’s assistant who spends his off hours playing video games, is equally girthed, making a joke of his size in a T-shirt that says, “First Round Draft Pick.”