elas·​ti·​cized | \ i-ˈla-stə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce elasticized (audio) \

Definition of elasticized

: made with elastic thread or inserts an elasticized waistband

Examples of elasticized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With a deep pocket and an elasticized bottom, the fitted sheet easily fits onto your mattress — no frustrating pulling required. Isabel Garcia, PEOPLE.com, 13 Apr. 2022 What's more, elasticized shoulders allow for freedom of movement, and two deep, zippered side pockets store your essentials while keeping your hands toasty on the go. Emily Belfiore, Travel + Leisure, 1 Mar. 2022 What makes a hypothetical pair of elasticized shorts different? Alex Hutchinson, Outside Online, 22 Jan. 2022 An elasticized waistband with adjustable drawstring closure provides a slim and flattering fit, for leisure time or working out. Daria Smith, Southern Living, 3 June 2021 Accessible pockets: For easy access to snacks, maps or other necessities, look for backpacks with elasticized side pockets and pockets on the hip belt. Laura Duerr, chicagotribune.com, 9 Apr. 2021 Each pack, which comes in both adult and kid sizes, comes with two machine-washable cloth masks with elasticized ear loops. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 10 Nov. 2020 The elasticized waist strap with quick-release buckle is adjustable up to 50 inches. Mike Dickerson, Outdoor Life, 23 Oct. 2020 These relaxed-fit dark gray jersey track pants are fitted with an elasticized waistband for comfort and pinched seams for a more polished silhouette. Dan Q. Dao, Condé Nast Traveler, 18 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of elasticized

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Elasticized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elasticized. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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