Definition of Waist

1. Noun. The narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips.

Exact synonyms: Waistline
Generic synonyms: Area, Region
Group relationships: Body, Torso, Trunk
Specialized synonyms: Wasp Waist



2. Noun. The narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole.
Exact synonyms: Shank
Generic synonyms: Part, Portion
Group relationships: Sole

Definition of Waist

1. n. That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.

2. n. That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.

Definition of Waist

1. Noun. The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach. ¹

2. Noun. A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist. ¹

3. Noun. The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects (e.g., bees, ants and wasps). ¹

4. Noun. The middle portion of the hull of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft. ¹

5. Noun. (nautical) That part of the upper deck of a ship between the quarterdeck and the forecastle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Waist

1. the part of the body between the ribs and the hips [n -S] : WAISTED [adj]

Medical Definition of Waist

1. The portion of the trunk between the ribs and the pelvis. Origin: A.S. Waext Waist of the heart, an obsolete term for the middle segment of the cardiac silhouette, on the chest X-ray, containing the pulmonary salient. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Waist

wainscots
wainscotted
wainscotting
wainscottings
wainwright
wainwrights
wair
wairakite
wairauite
waired
wairing
wairs
wairua
wairuas
wais
waist (current term)
waist-deep
waist-high
waist anchor
waist chain
waist cincher
waist deep in the Big Muddy
waist pack
waistband
waistbanded
waistbands
waistbelt
waistbelts
waistcloth
waistcloths

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