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waist

waist

 
 
pronunciation:
weIst
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of the human body between the chest and hips.
similar words:
middle
definition 2: the part of a garment that covers this part of the body.
definition 3: the middle part of an object, esp. when it is narrower than the rest of the object.
the waist of a cello
definition 4: the middle section of a ship or airplane.
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derivation: waistless (adj.)
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