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 Made from a super-stretchy material, the high-rise leggings boast a flattering compression fit and a thick elasticized waistband that won’t slide down. Rebecca Carhart, Travel + Leisure, "Customers Say These Leggings Are Insanely Comfortable — and They're on Sale Right Now," 30 Apr. 2020 The seamless Reebok leggings come in a cozy nylon blend with an elasticized waistband and mid-rise cut. Caroline Harris, PEOPLE.com, "Jessica Alba Loves This Matching Workout Set So Much, She Owns It in Multiple Colors," 1 Apr. 2020 The best-sellers from the first collection are cotton pleat-front trousers with an elasticized waistband that ring up at $135. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Thakoon Is Back With a Direct-to-Consumer Line of Everyday Essentials—and a Bricks-and-Mortar Store," 19 Oct. 2019 Her arms were swathed in elasticized gloves from wrist to shoulder. New York Times, "At Mao’s Beach, China’s Leaders Still Make History as Lifeguards Hide From the Sun," 22 Aug. 2019 Her arms were swathed in elasticized gloves from wrist to shoulder. Jane Perlez, BostonGlobe.com, "At Mao’s beach, China’s leaders still make history as lifeguards hide from the sun," 22 Aug. 2019 To use, secure the elasticized bottom around any mattress (Beddy's comes in twin, full, queen and king size) Unzip the sheet/blanket combo attached on top to snuggle in; zip up to make the bed in the morning. Meaghan Murphy, Good Housekeeping, "Beddy's Zippered Bedding Practically Makes My Kids' Beds for Them," 9 July 2019 The gray flannel style featured an elasticized waistband, while the tapered fit provided an elongating effect. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Gigi and Anwar Hadid Hit Milan in Matching Patchwork Pants," 19 Sep. 2018 This silk one-shoulder jumpsuit has a casual and charmingly playful element to it (i.e. an elasticized waist tie) that can easily translate from night to day. Hannah Miller And Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "Eveningwear Is Cool Again," 2 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of elasticized

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of elasticized was circa 1909

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5 May 2020

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“Elasticized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elasticized. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of elasticized

US : containing something that returns to an original shape or size after being stretched : made with an elastic material inside

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