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waistnoun [C]

 us   /weɪst/
the part of the body above and slightly narrower than the hips: These jeans are too tight around my waist.
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waistnoun [C]

uk   /weɪst/  us   /weɪst/
B2 the part of the body above and slightly narrower than the hips: a small/narrow/tiny/large/thick waist These trousers are a bit tight around my waist.
the part of a piece of clothing that goes around or covers the area between the hips and the ribs: The skirt had an elasticated waist.

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