Definition of waistline in English:


Syllabification: waist·line
Pronunciation: /ˈwās(t)ˌlīn


  • 1An imaginary line around a person’s body at the waist, especially with respect to its size: eliminating inches from the waistline
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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