waist-high

[weyst-hahy]
adjective
extending as high as the waist: a waist-high hedge.

Origin:
1590–1600

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Example sentences
The last one is waist-high, smaller than the others, and resembles a stunted
  drive-through squawk box.
There is no natural obstruction to the view more substantial than the
  waist-high scrub.
But nearby, inside a shelter of waist-high walls and a corrugated tin roof, the
  mood is almost festive.
The camera's position, roughly waist-high, causes him to loom larger than life.
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