Gal vs Giro - What's the difference?

gal | giro |


As proper nouns the difference between gal and giro

is that gal is gaul while giro is (cycling) the giro d'italia.

gal

English

Etymology 1

From (gallon).

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A gallon.
  • Etymology 2

    Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of (girl).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (colloquial, dated) An adolescent girl or young woman.
  • Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * attagal * galpal

    Etymology 3

    Shortened from (galileo)

    Noun

  • A galileo.
  • Anagrams

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    See also

    * guy ----

    giro

    English

    (wikipedia giro)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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.
  • Usage notes

    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.

    Anagrams

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