Definitions

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  • adjective having a small waist

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Examples

  • Each horse averaged eighteen hundredweight; thus, to the eye of the onlooker, seven thousand two hundred pounds of straining horse-flesh seemed wrenching and dragging apart the slim-waisted, delicately bodied, hundred-and-forty pound woman in her fancy street costume.

    CHAPTER XXV

  • Medieval women in woodblock prints and on church windows are very apple-breasted, slim-waisted and heavily-pregnant-tummied in a silhouette that can only be achieved while wearing clothing.

    beauty

  • Makes you think more of a lean, rangy wolf or other slim-waisted carnivore, whereas the other two don't.

    Are we meat eaters or vegetarians? Part II | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • THE SUNNIEST PEOPLE Joy Johnson has sturdy, pointed shoulders, smooth, tan skin that resembles soft leather, and a leggy, slim-waisted figure women 50 years her junior would kill for.

    Over 80, It's Anyone's Race

  • Duke and his Transparent family, all very fat and good-natured, come and occupy the great box in the middle; and the pit is full of the most elegant slim-waisted officers with straw-coloured mustachios, and twopence a day on full pay.

    Vanity Fair

  • Constantius, whom men called the Falcon, was tall, broad-shouldered, slim-waisted, lithe and strong as pliant steel.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • To prove that the “Oo-boo-boo” is not always victorious in the fights which take place in the dark, let me tell of a combat between a giant and a slim-waisted orange and black wasp.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Constantius, whom men called the Falcon, was tall, broad-shouldered, slim-waisted, lithe and strong as pliant steel.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • When none of his brothers was present, Leopold would turn up with a young man, slim-waisted, graceful, comely, who would present my grandmother with a bouquet of flowers that smelled strongly of subway stations.

    Borrowed Finery, A Memoir

  • He looked no more than thirty, thin and slim-waisted, at least six feet tall with freckles over his forehead and cheeks.

    Unfinished Symphony

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