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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [jee string]
    • /dʒi strɪŋ/
    • /dʒiː strɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jee string]
    • /dʒi strɪŋ/

Definitions of g-string word

  • noun g-string a loincloth or breechcloth, usually secured by a cord at the waist. 1
  • noun g-string such a garment made of a narrow strip of decorative fabric and worn by striptease entertainers. 1
  • noun g-string underwear: thong 1
  • countable noun g-string A G-string is a narrow band of cloth that is worn between a person's legs to cover his or her sexual organs, and that is held up by a narrow string round the waist. 0
  • noun g-string a piece of cloth attached to a narrow waistband covering the pubic area, worn esp by strippers 0
  • noun g-string a strip of cloth attached to the front and back of a waistband and covering the loins 0

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Origin of g-string

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1875-80; origin uncertain

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Parts of speech for G-string


g-string popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

Synonyms for g-string

noun g-string

  • corset — A corset is a stiff piece of underwear worn by some women, especially in the past. It fits tightly around their hips and waist and makes them thinner around the waist when they wear it.
  • lingerie — underwear, sleepwear, and other items of intimate apparel worn by women.
  • drawers — a sliding, lidless, horizontal compartment, as in a piece of furniture, that may be drawn out in order to gain access to it.
  • panties — panties.
  • boxer shorts — Boxer shorts are loose-fitting men's underpants that are shaped like the shorts worn by boxers.

Top questions with g-string

  • what does the g in g-string stand for?

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