a lightweight, two-piece, usually white garment worn by barefooted martial-arts participants, consisting of loose-fitting pants and a wraparound jacket with cloth belt.
noun, plural GI’s or GIs.
a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces, especially an enlisted soldier.
rigidly adhering to military regulations and practices; regimented; spit-and-polish:
a platoon leader who tried to be more GI than anyone else.
of a standardized style or type issued by the U.S. armed forces:
GI shoes; GI blankets.
conforming to the regulations or practices of the U.S. armed forces:
Every recruit must get a GI haircut.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a U.S. enlisted person:
a typical peacetime GI complaint.
verb (used with object), GI’d, GI’ing.
to clean in preparation for inspection:
to GI the barracks.
verb (used without object), GI’d, GI’ing.
to follow military regulations and customs closely; shape up:
You’d better learn to GI if you want to be promoted.
the GI’s, Slang. .
geographic(al) information system: a system for storing, editing, and displaying geographical information on computer
(in Canada) guaranteed income supplement
a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial arts: a karate gi
noun (US, informal)
(pl) GIs, GI’s. a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
Abbreviation of Geographic Information System
Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)
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)
To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)
gi party, the gis
Geographical Information System
Geographic Information System
[French zhee-zahn] /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/ noun, plural gisants [French zhee-zahn] /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. a sculptured representation of a dead person in a recumbent position, usually as part of a sepulchral monument.
[gi-zahrm] /gɪˈzɑrm/ noun 1. . [gi-zahrm] /gɪˈzɑrm/ noun 1. a shafted weapon having as a head a curved, double-edged blade with a beak at the back. /ɡɪˈzɑːm/ noun 1. a long-shafted battle-axe with a sharp point on the back of the axe head
[giz-bern] /ˈgɪz bərn/ noun 1. a seaport on E North Island, in N New Zealand. /ˈɡɪzbən/ noun 1. a port in N New Zealand, on E North Island on Poverty Bay. Pop: 44 900 (2004 est)
[ji-zel; French zhee-zel] /dʒɪˈzɛl; French ʒiˈzɛl/ noun 1. (italics) a ballet (1841) choreographed by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, with musical score by Adolphe Adam. 2. Also, Gisele. a female given name, form of .