waist line

waistline

[weyst-lahyn]
noun
1.
the circumference of the body at the waist: exercises to reduce the waistline.
2.
the part of a garment that lies at or near the natural waistline, as the seam where the skirt and bodice of a dress are joined.
3.
an imaginary line encircling the waist.

Origin:
1895–1900; waist + line1

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waistline (ˈweɪstˌlaɪn)
 
n
1.  a line or indentation around the body at the narrowest part of the waist
2.  the intersection of the bodice and the skirt of a dress, etc, or the level of this: a low waistline

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