waist translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "waist" - English-Spanish dictionary

waist

noun   /weɪst/
the part around the middle of your body where you wear a belt cintura
the part of a piece of clothing that fits around the middle of your body talle
(Definition of waist from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “waist” in Spanish

European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

BFF

abbreviation for best friend forever, a way of referring to a person's best friend

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More