[ US /ˈweɪst/ ]
[ UK /wˈe‍ɪst/ ]
NOUN
  1. the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
  2. the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
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How To Use waist In A Sentence

  • In 1883 Mr. Leaf wrote: "I take it that the _zoma_ means the waist of the cuirass which is covered by the _zoster_, and has the upper edge of the _mitrê_ or plated apron beneath it fastened round the warrior's body. ... Homer and His Age
  • Before one embarks on this high flying experience, the organisers supply a crash helmet, and a safety waist belt which is securely tied with a long and strong rope to the huge multi-coloured parasail.
  • Make sure you cut holes for your eyes to peer out of or a hole at the top for your your head, but for the sake of moveability, make sure the box only comes down to your knees or waist. Somewhat quick and cheap geek costumes for Halloween
  • He reached to his waist and undid the belt buckle as he was talking to the corpsman.
  • She was wearing a neat green shirtwaister and lace-up walking shoes. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES
  • By the time we had got the boat to the waist, the ship had filled with water, and was going down on her beam-ends: we shoved our boat as quickly as possible from the plank-shear ** A timber around a vessel's hull at deck line. into the water, all hands jumping in her at the same time, and launched off clear of the ship. The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told
  • His head's still swimming so he holds on tight to her waist so he doesn't fall.
  • I wrapped my arms around him and he buried his face into my shoulder like he had earlier that evening, shoulders heaving as he wrapped his arms around my waist.
  • But it Hoolock Wu Wen-mei first half of yellow, white and the lower body more and more vertical profile, wing spot and more white, more mottled waist and tail-heavy.
  • The dress fitted badly and puckered at the waist.
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