Definition of short waist in English:

short waist

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noun

  • A high waist on a woman’s dress or a person’s body: ladies in short waists and large hats
    More example sentences
    • A short walking skirt, short waist, and low-heeled shoes make an excellent combination.
    • Large arm cut-outs and a short waist allow excellent freedom of movement.
    • Leg-of-mutton sleeves and short waists are dead.

Derivatives

short-waisted

adjective
More example sentences
  • I had two bridesmaids, one a petite size 4, and the other a short-waisted size 14.
  • Still shirtless, Ashton was now wearing a short-waisted, highly embroidered bullfighter's jacket.
  • I happen to be very short-waisted with a curvy figure.

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