Synonyms for waistline

Grammar : Noun
Spell : weyst-lahyn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈweɪstˌlaɪn

Définition of waistline

Origin :
  • also waist-line, 1867, from waist + line (n.).
  • As in waist : noun part of the torso between the ribs and hips
Example sentences :
  • He put his arms manfully about the waistline of the flowery blouse.
  • Extract from : « The Dop Doctor » by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • A little work in the shops will take some of that waistline off you!
  • Extract from : « The Revolt on Venus » by Carey Rockwell
  • You, your waistline, legs, lungs and reflexes will never regret it.
  • Extract from : « Squash Tennis » by Richard C. Squires
  • He discovered that, supported at the waistline, she could be wheeled very nicely.
  • Extract from : « New Faces » by Myra Kelly
  • Tom Reade was now submerged to his waistline in the engulfing sand.
  • Extract from : « The Young Engineers in Arizona » by H. Irving Hancock
  • Laura declared one morning, feeling ruefully of her waistline which she was quite certain had expanded at least two inches.
  • Extract from : « Billie Bradley on Lighthouse Island » by Janet D. Wheeler
  • The latter had already hunched himself forward, the red knife in his hand poised at his waistline.
  • Extract from : « The Hunted Woman » by James Oliver Curwood
  • I remembered the harnesslike creaking of Mrs. Heinze's waistline, and forgave her much.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Susan » by Lee Wilson Dodd
  • And diagonally across her breast from shoulder to waistline her little gray flannel shirt hung gashed into innumerable ribbons.
  • Extract from : « Little Eve Edgarton » by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • Equator; the earth's waistline, unfashionably located in the same place year after year.
  • Extract from : « Post-Impressions » by Simeon Strunsky

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