- a person who makes girdles
- a person or thing that girdles, or encircles
- ☆ any insect that cuts girdles in trees, esp. an American beetle (Oncideres cingulata) that lays its eggs in holes bored into twigs
See girdler in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- One that makes girdles.
- Any of several insects that chew circular bands around twigs or stems in preparing a nesting site.