Definition of giro in US English:

giro

noun

  • short for autogiro
    • ‘The software must also take account of different payment methods, allowing people to be paid by cheque, cash or giro.’
    • ‘If you pay on a normal credit bill and write a cheque or pay by giro, you can save up to a maximum of 13 per cent if you change to direct debit.’

Origin

Late 19th century: via German from Italian, ‘circulation (of money)’.

Pronunciation

giro

/ˈjīrō//ˈdʒaɪroʊ/