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Synonyms for waist
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waist, waistlinenoun

    the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

    Synonyms:
    waistline, shank

  2. shank, waistnoun

    the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

    Synonyms:
    stem, waistline, cannon, shank

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Editors Contribution

  1. girth

    thickness of the middle

    what is you girth measurement

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waistnoun

    Synonyms:
    middle part (as of the human body or a ship)

  2. waistnoun

    Synonyms:
    BODICE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. waistnoun

    Synonyms:
    corsage, bodice, blouse, basque, girth (waist measure)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "waist":

    size, belt, wrist, sizes

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How to use waist in a sentence?

  1. Jason Pellegrini:

    It was overwhelming, i rushed to move my car to higher ground, and by the time I got back I was in waist-deep water.

  2. District Attorney Melinda Katz:

    This was a senseless, brutal act of violence, the victim was found with her clothes pulled above her waist, and near death.

  3. Mark Pollock:

    I fractured my skull, broke my back and the damage to my spinal cord left me paralyzed from the waist down, at the time, people who found me lying on the concrete thought I was dead. Even doctors predicted I was going to die.

  4. Theodore Andreadis:

    Examine yourself closely when you leave the area because these ticks will attach and begin to feed very quickly, they like to attach around the waist, behind your knees, and even below your hairline. You want to check yourself quite closely.

  5. Buckingham Palace:

    CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The court papers also include a photograph that has been in circulation since 2015 showing Andrew with his arm around Giuffres bare waist in London in 2001. Giuffre said she was 17 at the time the photo was taken. Photo from 2001 that was included in court files released last week shows Prince Andrew with his arm around the waist of 17-year-old Virginia Giuffre who says Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince. Andrew has denied the charges. In the background is Epstein's girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell. (U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals) Buckingham Palace has previously denied allegationsthe prince had sex with Giuffre, and told The Sun that Andrew was not a party to the U.S. proceedings in which his name had appeared and denied any illegality had occurred. Any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue.

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