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waistline

Syllabification: waist·line
Pronunciation: /ˈwās(t)ˌlīn
 
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Definition of waistline in English:

noun

1An imaginary line around a person’s body at the waist, especially with respect to its size: eliminating inches from the waistline
More example sentences
  • Simply enter your weight and waistline measurements, the body shaper's built-in microprocessor will then automatically calculate and accumulate the burnt out calories.
  • Irish waistlines are expanding - half of the population is officially overweight and one in eight is obese, a 30% increase since 2000.
  • It's an ideal option for the growing number of drinkers and clubbers who are keen to watch their waistlines.
1.1The shaping and position of the waist of a garment.
Example sentences
  • What caught my eye first was that he was wearing a jacket with a waistline seam - not a full-blown Norfolk jacket, less obtrusive than that, but in that class.
  • Necklines are going down and waistlines going up!
  • We love the tailored waistline and flared skirt.

Words that rhyme with waistline

baseline, bassline

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