waistline

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noun waist·line \ˈwāst-ˌlīn\

Definition of waistline

  1. 1a :  an arbitrary line encircling the narrowest part of the waistb :  the part of a garment that covers the waistline or may be above or below it as fashion dictates

  2. 2 :  body circumference at the waist

Examples of waistline in a sentence

  1. The diet claims it will reduce your waistline in just four weeks.

  2. The dress has a small waistline and a full skirt.

1857

First Known Use of waistline

1857


WAISTLINE Defined for English Language Learners

waistline

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noun waist·line \ˈwāst-ˌlīn\

Definition of waistline for English Language Learners

  • : the distance around the narrowest part of your waist

  • : the part of a piece of clothing that covers your waist


Medical Dictionary

waistline

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noun waist·line \ˈwāst-ˌlīn\

Medical Definition of waistline

  1. :  body circumference at the waist



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