\ ˈjē-ˌstriŋ How to pronounce G-string (audio) \

Definition of G-string

: an article of clothing that consists of a thin strip of cloth covering the genitals with the back portion made up of a string-like piece of fabric that passes between the buttocks and connects with a very thin waistband

Note: A G-string is typically worn as an article of underwear or swimwear or as part of the attire of a striptease dancer.

First Known Use of G-string

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for G-string

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“G-string.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/G-string. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of G-string

: a narrow strip of cloth that passes between the legs and is held up by a string around the waist


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