How to Pronounce garter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "garter" is [ɡˈɑːtə], [ɡˈɑːtə], [ɡ_ˈɑː_t_ə].

"Garter" in context

The garter is an item of clothing most commonly used to hold up stockings or socks. The first recorded use of this item dates back to the 14th century. Commonly worn by Medieval women and men, garters were also used in the 17th century as a symbol of love and to indicate marital status. They would be decorated with ribbons, lace and other coloured fabrics.

Nowadays garters are mainly used as a fashion accessory and lingerie. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours to accessorise with any outfit.

Usage over time for garter:

This graph shows how "garter" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

16 words made out of letters GARTER

6 letters

5 letters

4 letters


Add the infographic to your website:

Word of the day