from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A line thought of as encircling the body at the waist.
- n. The measurement of this line.
- n. The point or line at which the skirt and bodice of a dress join.
- n. The part of a garment that covers the narrowest part of the waist or the part above or below it as the current fashion demands.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a line around the body at the waist; its measurement
- n. the narrowest part of a garment, usually at the waist, but may be above or below depending on the dictates of fashion or the whim of the designer
- n. person having a large waistline
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
The waistline is zippered and definite, so it doesn't have that subtly defeated quality of elastic.
Always show a thin waistline with wide hips, which give her sex appeal and also make her physique powerful.
Anonymous said ... do not tuck in a blouse or wear a belt if your waistline is not smaller than your hips or if you are fat.
For every political hopeful nationwide whose waistline is expanding on the rubber-chicken circuit, this may be the best news yet in an overheated campaign, which in South Dakota features close races, including for the sole Congressional seat, now held by Democrat Stephanie Herseth Sandlin.
As Chileans and the world wait for the miners 'safe recovery, this startling reminder of the importance of one's waistline is an opportunity to review the health risks of our increasing girth.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the average waistline is 40 inches for men and is 37 inches for women, so more than 50 percent of Americans would fail the 35-inch survival test.
Imagine if you had to pass this simple test: If your waistline is equal to or less than 35 inches, you could lead a healthy life; if not, you must begin a regime to trim down, because the clock is ticking.
The CDC reports hat the average waistline is 40 inches for men and is 37 inches for women, so more than 50 percent of Americans would fail the 35-inch survival test.
My waistline is complaining, but my tastebuds want me to make these brownies over and over and over!
Even though the waistline is expanding and the hops I have today aren't what they used to be, I still had no problem throwing down a few dunks on the 8-foot rim at Jam Session.