waistband


waist·band

noun \ˈwās(t)-ˌband\

: the strip of fabric at the top of a piece of clothing that fits around your waist

Full Definition of WAISTBAND

:  a band (as of trousers or a skirt) fitting around the waist

Examples of WAISTBAND

  1. shorts with an elastic waistband

First Known Use of WAISTBAND

1584

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