waist band


[weyst-band, -buhnd]
a band encircling the waist, especially as a part of a skirt or pair of trousers.

1575–85; waist + band2

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To waist band
World English Dictionary
waistband (ˈweɪstˌbænd)
an encircling band of material to finish and strengthen a skirt or trousers at the waist

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature