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See definition of waist on Dictionary.com
  • nounpart of the torso between the ribs and hips
  • nounmiddle of body

synonyms for waist

  • midriff
  • waistline
  • gut
  • middle
  • midsection
  • abdoment
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How to use waist in a sentence

I proudly wore a figurative heavyweight champion belt around my 28-inch waist.
THE ANATOMY OF A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: ‘EARLY DETECTION SAVED MY LIFE’CHARLI PENNOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Body fat stored around the waist also releases more blood triglycerides in response to stress hormone signals compared to hip and thigh fat.
BELLY FAT LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF PREMATURE DEATH, REGARDLESS OF YOUR WEIGHTLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Keep your elbows gently bent and your hands out in front of you at about waist height.
6 EASY WAYS TO BE A BETTER SKIERHEATHER HANSMANOCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
To maintain that aggressive fall-line stance through steep turns, you need to pivot at the waist, moving your lower body into a turn while keeping your upper body facing downhill.
6 EASY WAYS TO BE A BETTER SKIERHEATHER HANSMANOCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The high rise and seven-inch inseam are just right, too, providing coverage without smothering your waist.
WHY I LIVE IN BIKE SHORTSALETA BURCHYSKISEPTEMBER 13, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He stood aside, and bending from the waist he made a sweeping gesture towards the door with the hand that held his hat.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On his loins was a lion of great fierceness, and coiled round his waist was a hissing mamba (snake).
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A pair of thin trousers and a shirt hanging down outside instead of being tucked in at the waist, and his toilet is made.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The waist, now less pinched in at the middle, looked longer without being really so.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WAIST

  • core
  • deep
  • focus
  • halfway
  • halfway point
  • heart
  • inside
  • marrow
  • mean
  • media
  • midpoint
  • midriff
  • midsection
  • midst
  • thick
  • waist
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