Gid



[gid] /gɪd/

noun, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
a disease of cattle and especially of sheep in which the brain or spinal cord is infested with larvae of the dog tapeworm, Multiceps multiceps, producing staggers.
[jee-ahy] /ˈdʒiˈaɪ/
noun, plural GI’s or GIs.
1.
a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces, especially an enlisted soldier.
adjective
2.
rigidly adhering to military regulations and practices; regimented; spit-and-polish:
a platoon leader who tried to be more GI than anyone else.
3.
of a standardized style or type issued by the U.S. armed forces:
GI shoes; GI blankets.
4.
conforming to the regulations or practices of the U.S. armed forces:
Every recruit must get a GI haircut.
5.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a U.S. enlisted person:
a typical peacetime GI complaint.
verb (used with object), GI’d, GI’ing.
6.
to clean in preparation for inspection:
to GI the barracks.
verb (used without object), GI’d, GI’ing.
7.
to follow military regulations and customs closely; shape up:
You’d better learn to GI if you want to be promoted.
/ɡɪd/
noun
1.
a disease of sheep characterized by an unsteady gait and staggering, caused by infestation of the brain with tapeworms (Taenia caenuris)
/ɡiː/
noun
1.
a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial arts: a karate gi
abbreviation
1.
Gibraltar
abbreviation
1.
gilbert
noun (US, informal)
1.
(pl) GIs, GI’s. a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
adjective
2.
conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
abbreviation
1.
gastrointestinal
2.
glycaemic index

GI abbr.

adjective

Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)

noun

A member of the US armed forces, esp an enlisted Army soldier serving since or during World War II: The GIs fought furiously to hold Taejon (Armed forces)

verb

To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)

Related Terms

gi party, the gis

1. group identifier.
2. global index.
(1997-01-30)
general improvement district
gill
1.
galvanized iron
2.
gastrointestinal
3.
general issue
4.
glycemic index
5.
Government Issue

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