Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of clothing) extending only to the waist

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Examples

  • The petite Mexican woman, wearing her customary all-black outfit, flipped her waist-length braid over her shoulder and smiled at me.

    Mercy Kill

  • The petite Mexican woman, wearing her customary all-black outfit, flipped her waist-length braid over her shoulder and smiled at me.

    Mercy Kill

  • Then they turned up the collars of their waist-length jackets and walked away, and other people showed up at the Municipal Center and couldn't get in, and this kept happening all day in the rain.

    In the District, Closings shut door on services; City furloughs 13,000 workers

  • Unfortunately, I cut my waist-length hair to get one of her sugar-bowl haircuts and have kept it pretty short till now.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Even though she recently reminded me that we took poetry classes together, my main recollection of her was from an ad for a local photography studio that ran in the college yearbook throughout our four years, and that featured Laura and her exceptional, waist-length copper-colored hair.

    She's Gone to the Dogs

  • ANA's Mr. Ito and other business executives donned Japanese "hapi" coats, light waist-length coats usually worn during festivals, as they raised wooden boxes filled with sake to celebrate at the gate prior to takeoff.

    Dreamliner's Inaugural Flight Arrives Promptly After History of Delays

  • Her waist-length hair was styled in loose, flowing curls.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Her waist-length hair was styled in loose, flowing curls.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • The petite Mexican woman, wearing her customary all-black outfit, flipped her waist-length braid over her shoulder and smiled at me.

    Mercy Kill

  • And now, here she was, the mathematical genius from IIT, wearing a sticky sheath in pale lavender satin, bare arms showing, shiny black waist-length hair completely loose on her shoulders, eyelids shimmery with blue and silver eyeshadow, dressing like a vamp to the office.

    For the Sake of the Boy

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