Associations to the word «Waist»


WAIST, noun. The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach.
WAIST, noun. A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist.
WAIST, noun. The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects (e.g., bees, ants and wasps).
WAIST, noun. The middle portion of the hull of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft.
WAIST, noun. (nautical) That part of the upper deck of a ship between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.
WAIST CHAIN, noun. An ornamental chain worn around the waist; seen by some as a symbol of slavery.
WAIST CINCHER, noun. A type of corset that is used to pull in the waist.
WAIST DEEP IN THE BIG MUDDY, adjective. Synonym of knee-deep in the Big Muddy.

Dictionary definition

WAIST, noun. The narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips.
WAIST, noun. The narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole.

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