noun gi·ro \ˈjir-(ˌ)ō, ˈzhir-; ˈjē-(ˌ)rō, ˈzhē-, especially British ˈjī-\

: a check paid by the government to someone who is sick or does not have a job

Full Definition of GIRO

:  a service of many European banks that permits authorized direct transfer of funds among account holders as well as conventional transfers by check

Origin of GIRO

German, circulation (of currency), from Italian, from Latin gyrus gyre
First Known Use: 1890

Rhymes with GIRO


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