elas·​ti·​cized i-ˈla-stə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce elasticized (audio)
: made with elastic thread or inserts
an elasticized waistband

Examples of elasticized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Parents will love the adjustable hook-and-loop shoulder straps for a proper fit and the elasticized boot guard protection to keep snow away from tiny feet. Katrina Cossey, Parents, 12 Feb. 2024 Other key elements include an oversized stand collar, elasticized cuffs, and, of course, the Marni logo. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 6 Feb. 2024 The mask has a slim elasticized band that stays securely in place without being too tight. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 13 Nov. 2023 This three-piece set features a scoop neck tank top with ruching on the side, elasticized pants, and a long cardigan duster. Samantha Leal, Travel + Leisure, 15 Nov. 2023 This sleep mask is thermoregulated to help maintain a comfortable body temperature, and the wide, elasticized band helps reduce outside noise. Erika Reals, Peoplemag, 2 Feb. 2023 Elastic straps and an elasticized skirt on the bottom kept the topper firmly in place on the mattress. Nor'adila Hepburn, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Oct. 2023 Real Essentials Ultra-Soft Joggers (3-pack) Available in an affordable three-pack, these joggers are machine-washable and have a comfortable elasticized waist. Phoebe Sklansky, Travel + Leisure, 30 Aug. 2023 The elasticized waist gives the silhouette definition and would look great topped with a bold belt. Nicola Fumo, Peoplemag, 1 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of elasticized was circa 1909

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“Elasticized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elasticized. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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elas·​ti·​cized i-ˈlas-tə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce elasticized (audio)
: made with elastic threads or inserts
an elasticized waistband
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