waisted
adjective see waist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • -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

  • waisted — [ weıstəd ] suffix used with some adjectives to make other adjectives describing the type of waist that a person or piece of clothing has: high waisted pants a slim waisted young girl …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • waisted — (adj.) c.1400, fitted with a (specified type of) waist, from WAIST (Cf. waist) …   Etymology 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 — 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 …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • waisted — waist·ed || weɪstɪd adj. having a waist with certain characteristics (used in combination, such as slim waisted ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waisted — waist ► NOUN 1) the part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips. 2) a narrow part in the middle of something such as a violin or hourglass. DERIVATIVES waisted adjective. ORIGIN probably from an Old English word related to WAX(Cf.… …   English terms dictionary

  • waisted — adjective (in combination) Having some specific type of waist …   Wiktionary

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