Long-waisted
Long-waisted Long"-waist`ed, a. 1. Having a long waist; long from the armpits to the bottom of the waist; -- said of persons. [1913 Webster]

2. Long from the part about the neck or shoulder, or from the armpits, to the bottom of the weist, or to the skirt; -- said of garments; as, a long-waisted coat. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • long-waisted — [lôŋ′wās΄tid] adj. unusually long between shoulders and waistline; with a low waistline …   English World dictionary

  • long-waisted — long′ waist′ed adj. clo of more than average length between the shoulders and waistline • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • long-waisted — /lawng way stid, long /, adj. of more than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a low waistline. Cf. short waisted. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • long-waisted — /lawng way stid, long /, adj. of more than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a low waistline. Cf. short waisted. [1640 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-waisted — /ˈlɒŋ weɪstəd/ (say long waystuhd) adjective of more than average length from the shoulders to the waist …   Australian English dictionary

  • -waisted — UK [weɪstɪd] US [weɪstəd] suffix used with some adjectives to make other adjectives describing the type of waist that a person or piece of clothing has high waisted trousers a slim waisted young girl Thesaurus: words used to describe… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-waist|ed — «LNG WAYS tihd, LONG », adjective. comparatively long from neck to waistline: »a long waisted dress, a long waisted girl …   Useful english dictionary

  • waisted — /way stid/, adj. 1. having a waist of a specified kind (usually used in combination): long waisted; high waisted. 2. (of an object, a container, etc.) shaped like a waist; having concave sides: a waisted vase. [1575 85; WAIST + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • waisted — waist•ed [[t]ˈweɪ stɪd[/t]] adj. 1) having a waist of a specified kind (usu. used in combination): long waisted[/ex] 2) (of an object, a container, etc.) shaped like a waist; having concave sides: a waisted vase[/ex] • Etymology: 1575–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • waisted — |wāstə̇d adjective 1. : having a waist of a specified kind usually used in combination long waisted wasp waisted 2. : shaped like a waist …   Useful english dictionary

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