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
The cordial customer turned into a menacing robber, pulling a bandanna over his face and a handgun from his waistline and pistol-whipping the clerk, Jose De La Hoya.
So by that same logic the fast-food industry should triple the McPrice of burgers and fries to prevent us from expanding our waistlines.
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First Known Use of waistline
WAISTLINE Defined for English Language Learners
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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