The couch is too deep, and he is growing heavier; he will be Buddha-like in girth at some point soon.
First came Kevin Smith, who was not allowed to board a Southwest Airlines flight because of his girth.
Mark Spiegler waddles, shifting his girth from one foot to the other, swaying slightly side to side.
Fairly or not, many people see that kind of amplitude of girth as a sign of irresponsibility or lack of discipline or something.
Frida is a colossal woman, in girth and stature, and she becomes the dark star at the center of this disconcerting debut.
They were great of girth and very old, and beneath them there was silence and solemnity.
Let me but get my girth tightened and we may soon be out of danger's way.'
The, soldier asked the shoemaker to come and cut his horse a girth, and he would pay him.
It was a tree that might have had some twelve feet of girth.
Just then the girth of one of the baggage camels, evidently not well fastened, came loose.
c.1300, "belt around a horse's body," from Old Norse gjorð "girdle, belt, hoop," from Proto-Germanic *gertu- (cf Gothic gairda "girdle"), from the same source as gird. Sense of "measurement around an object" first recorded 1640s.