Definition of waistline
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 : body circumference at the waist
Examples of waistline in a Sentence
The diet claims it will reduce your waistline in just four weeks.
The dress has a small waistline and a full skirt.
Recent Examples of waistline from the Web
Some wore pants that accentuated their waistlines and complimented their oversized sleeves.
Ken is more petite in both those areas, with the fluctuations in waistline most obvious when Ken is less than fully dressed.
But what if the slow-death of on-camera press briefings has less to do with the shriveling of our democratic institutions than with the expansion of Sean Spicer’s waistline?
The waistline-conscious Jonah Hill didn’t keep ordering, and scarfing down, French fries at a restaurant: the refills were free and his dinner companions were sharing them.
The trend for a super-cinched, strapped-together waistline continued on the Prada runway today with the first model out wearing high, belted trousers accented with a belt bag worn to the side.
While many singers opt to keep their bulky microphone packs fastened to their waistlines, Dolly goes a different route.
Your family's summer attire offered the red bugs fairly easy access to armpits, waistline, backs of knees, and other snug, warm, moist places.
But all of that backyard dining takes its toll on our waistlines.
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First Known Use of waistline
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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
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