Gi definition

jēī
Frequency:
General issue.
abbreviation
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An enlisted person in or a veteran of any of the US armed forces, especially a person enlisted in the army.
noun
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Government Issue.
abbreviation
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General issue.
abbreviation
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General issue.
abbreviation
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Gill (liquid measure)
abbreviation
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Relating to or characteristic of an enlisted person.
adjective
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Conforming to or in accordance with US military regulations or procedures.
adjective
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Issued by an official US military supply department.
adjective
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Galvanized iron.
abbreviation
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Gastrointestinal.
abbreviation
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Gastrointestinal.
abbreviation
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Gill(s)
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Galvanized iron [a GI can]
adjective
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Now, government issue.
adjective
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Of or characteristic of the U.S. armed forces or their personnel.

A GI haircut.

adjective
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Inclined to a strict observance of military regulations and customs.

A captain who is very GI.

adjective
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Of or for veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
adjective
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(informal) Any member of the U.S. armed forces; esp., an enlisted soldier.
noun
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Gastrointestinal.
abbreviation
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Gastrointestinal.
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(metrology) Symbol for the prefix gibi-.
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The ccTLD for Gibraltar as assigned by the IANA.
abbreviation
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A martial arts uniform.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gi
Plural:
GIS

Origin of gi

  • From abbreviation of galvanized iron (applied to trash cans, etc.) later reinterpreted as government issue

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Japanese (gi, “clothing”); only used in combination, usually with the name of a martial art such as 柔道着 (jūdoji, “judo uniform”) or 空手着 (karateji, “karate uniform”)

    From Wiktionary

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Gibraltar, gi.

    From Wiktionary