Short-waisted
Short-waisted \Short"-waist`ed\, a. Having a short waist. [1913 Webster]

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

  • short-waisted — short′ waist′ed adj. clo of less than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a high waistline • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • short-waisted — /shawrt way stid/, adj. of less than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a high waistline. Cf. long waisted. [1580 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • short-waisted — /shawrt way stid/, adj. of less than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a high waistline. Cf. long waisted. [1580 90] …   Useful english dictionary

  • short-waisted — /ʃɔt ˈweɪstəd/ (say shawt waystuhd) adjective of less than average length from the shoulders to the waist …   Australian English dictionary

  • short waist — noun a high waist on a woman s dress or a person s body. Derivatives short waisted adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

  • 1600-1650 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1600 1650 in Western European clothing is characterized by the disappearance of the ruff in favour of broad lace or linen collars. Waistlines rose through the period for both men and women. Other notable fashions included… …   Wikipedia

  • 1795-1820 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1795 1820 in European and European influenced countries saw the final triumph of undress or informal styles over the brocades, lace, periwigs, and powder of the earlier eighteenth century. In the aftermath of the French… …   Wikipedia

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