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 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, "Which backpack is best for hikers?," 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, "Disney's super popular face masks just went on sale for the first time ever," 10 Nov. 2020 The elasticized waist strap with quick-release buckle is adjustable up to 50 inches. Mike Dickerson, Outdoor Life, "8 Top Concealed Carry Options for Hikers, Runners, and Cyclists," 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, "Travel-Friendly Streetwear We're Shopping for Right Now," 18 May 2020 Everyone's wearing colourful matching sweatsuits in gym-teacher-style fits, with elasticized hems, raglan sleeves, and a stitched Dorito at the neck. Connie Wang, refinery29.com, "How This Matching Sweatsuit Became The Unofficial Uniform Of Quarantine," 21 Apr. 2020 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

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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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12 Apr 2021

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“Elasticized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elasticized. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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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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