from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a distance between shoulders and waist that is shorter than average.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a short waist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a short waist or body: applied to persons, and also to dresses, coats, or other garments covering the body.
  • Pertaining to garments of this character: as, short-waisted fashion or style.
  • Short-tempered; touchy; crusty.


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