Translation of waist in Spanish:
- 1 (Anatomy) (waistline)(distance from shoulder to waistline) talle (masculine)the skirt is too tight around the waistla falda le ( or me etc) queda apretada de cintura or tallehe only comes up to my waistsolo me llega a la cinturato be stripped to the waistestar desnudo de la cintura para arribashe has a short waist (before noun) waist measurementExample sentences
- I plaited her hair so that it fell in one long rope of yellow to her narrow waist.
- A set-in waistband hints at a waist, while the flared hemline softens a boxy shape.
- Swimmers with this body type are more muscular, thick-chested with broad shoulders and a smaller waist.
- By this means we are told that waists can be reduced, flat chests inflated, hips broadened and lungs strengthened, to say nothing of reducing weight.
- Ancient statues have been found of men and women with 10-inch (!) waists!
- How lovely to think that even those with 24-inch waists will be forced to cover them up from now on.
- 2 (of garment) a dress with a high waistExample sentences
- My jeans have an elastic waist and pockets on the side and larger ones below my knees.
- Pin your creation on your shoulder, at the waist, on a hat or handbag, even on a cuff at the wrist.
- Drawstring pants with elastic in the waist allow for a closer fit with added flexibility.
- 3 (of ship, aircraft)sección (feminine) centralExample sentences
- She is 60 ft long and sleeps 10-four in the bow, four in the stern and two in the waist of the ship.
- He stood nonchalantly next to the quarter-deck rail looking into the waist.
- Kennedy entered the waist from below decks reaching his hand down the companion to assist her up the steep stairs!
- 4 (of guitar, violin)parte (feminine) estrechaExample sentences
- Wellington, a long almond biscuit, rounded at each end with a narrower waist.
- The flats currently used appear to be about 0.04 inch too narrow at the waist and 0.04 inch too long.
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