Definition of waistband in English:

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waistband

Pronunciation: /ˈwās(t)ˌband/

noun

A strip of cloth forming the waist of a garment such as a skirt or a pair of trousers.
Example sentences
  • Korbin stood up from his sitting position and hooked a thumb on the waistband of his jeans.
  • His waist was thin and his hips narrow where the end of the shirt tucked into the back waistband of the shorts.
  • They don't have a button on the waistband but since I rarely wear short tops that's okay.

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Syllabification: waist·band

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