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waist

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
cintura
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
cinturilla
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)
chaleco
a three-piece suit consists of trousers, jacket, and waistcoat.
(Definition of waist from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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