Definition of 'waist'
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You can show off your rear by resting your hand slightly higher up your waist. The Sun (2017)Next, cut the sheet to the correct length and wrap round the waist, securing with the ribbon. The Sun (2016)Wear high on the waist and embrace either a slight or a mega flare. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Keep shoulders relaxed and focus on exercising your waist as your arms swing back and forth. The Sun (2012)When that failed she grabbed him round the waist like a rugby player and clung on fiercely. The Sun (2014)Match them with a simple shirt with a narrow waist and very high heels. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He came forward and put his arms around her waist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had tied it round her waist at some part of the day. Vanity Fair (1837)It sits high on the waist and makes your legs look supermodel long. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You sound in good shape so you could afford to show off a trim waist and slim hips. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It gives me a tiny waist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a body with the waist up missing. The Sun (2015)Think silk gowns, fur capes and beaded drop waist dresses. The Sun (2012)She is like a little doll, her waist is tiny. The Sun (2009)Ask men to wear something smart or casual and they'll dress from the waist up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Slowly bend one knee towards your chest, without bending at the waist or hips. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She's got a tiny waist and beautiful shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Measure your waist and hips and repeat at the end of 12 weeks. The Sun (2015)Mind you, it made waists look tiny. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you have trouble reaching the door handle, then the high waist will eat you for brunch. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So his dresses define the waist, add drama with a train and have buckets of allure thanks to his judicious use of sheer fabrics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'waist'
British English: waist /weɪst/ NOUN
Your waist is the middle part of your body, above your hips.
He put his arm around her waist.
- American English: waist
- Arabic: خَصْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: cintura
- Chinese: 腰部
- Croatian: struk
- Czech: pas část těla
- Danish: talje
- Dutch: taille
- European Spanish: cintura
- Finnish: vyötärö
- French: taille milieu du corps
- German: Taille
- Greek: μέση μέρος σώματος
- Italian: vita cintola
- Japanese: ウエスト
- Korean: 허리
- Norwegian: midje
- Polish: talia
- European Portuguese: cintura
- Romanian: talie
- Russian: талия
- Spanish: cintura
- Swedish: midja
- Thai: เอว
- Turkish: bel
- Ukrainian: талія
- Vietnamese: eo
Definition of waist from the Collins English Dictionary
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