Definition of waistband
: a band (as of trousers or a skirt) fitting around the waist
Examples of waistband in a Sentence
shorts with an elastic waistband
Recent Examples of waistband from the Web
A man later identified as Jason Granger demanded money and displayed a holster in his waistband, police said.
Hutchinson tried to pull a gun from his waistband and all three went for it.
Hutchinson tried to pull a handgun from his waistband but dropped it, reports say.
Hutchinson attempted to pull a pistol from his waistband but dropped it on a desk, causing a scuffle.
Defendants — regardless of their individual characteristics — appeared before judges in leg shackles and handcuffs connected by a chain to a waistband, according to the 9th Circuit opinion.
Seconds later, Ortiz grabs a shank from his waistband and also begins slashing Cook.
The NOPD said Dorsey was found with a loaded .40-caliber pistol tucked into his waistband when he was arrested eight days later at the Golden Wok restaurant on Canal Street, where a tipster told police he was seen.
Smarty Pants will provide a zone of frosty coolness from waistband to ankles.
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Definition of waistband for English Language Learners
: the strip of fabric at the top of a piece of clothing that fits around your waist
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