As proper nouns the difference between gal and giro
is that gal
is gaul while giro
is (cycling) the giro d'italia.
Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of (girl).
(colloquial, dated) An adolescent girl or young woman.
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Shortened from (galileo)
(in Europe) A transfer of funds between different account holders, carried out by the bank according to payer's written instructions.
(British, informal) An unemployment benefit cheque.
The use of paper giros is in decline in favour of electronic payments, which are regarded as faster, cheaper and safer due to the reduced risk of fraud.