Translation of "waist" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /weɪst/ us /weɪst/

the part around the middle of your body where you wear a belt


the part of a piece of clothing that fits around the middle of your body


(Translation of “waist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /weist/

(the measurement round) the narrow part of the human body between the ribs and hips

cintura, talle
She has a very small waist.

the narrow middle part of something similar, eg a violin, guitar etc.

parte estrecha

the part of an article of clothing which goes round one’s waist

Can you take in the waist of these trousers?
waisted adjective

shaped to fit round the waist

entallado, de talle ajustado
a waisted jacket.
waistband /ˈweisbӕnd/ noun

the part of a pair of trousers, skirt etc which goes round the waist

The waistband of this skirt is too tight.
waistcoat /ˈweiskəut/ noun

(British ) a short, usually sleeveless jacket worn immediately under the outer jacket; vest(American)

a three-piece suit consists of trousers, jacket, and waistcoat.

(Translation of “waist” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)