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waisted

[wey-stid] /ˈweɪ stɪd/
adjective
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.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; waist + -ed3
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Examples from the web for waisted
  • Unless, of course, it matches your cellphone-holster and elastic-waisted jeans.
  • Mongols were narrow-waisted and small-footed, with big heads.
  • Lace ones add a soft touch to drop-waisted floral dresses and jumpers.
  • Frequently these dresses featured a high-waisted bodice that was gathered and adjusted by means of a drawstring.
  • Their basic body structure is slightly different, wasps are usually narrow waisted, bees are often hairy.
  • The first two abdominal segments are swollen while the third is constricted, giving the insect a slender-waisted appearance.
  • The first two abdominal segments are swollen and the third is constricted, giving the insect a slender-waisted appearance.
  • They all are too short waisted or sizes are all different.
British Dictionary definitions for waisted

waisted

/ˈweɪstɪd/
adjective
1.
  1. having a waist or waistlike part: a waisted air-gun pellet
  2. (in combination): high-waisted
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Word Origin and History for waisted
adj.

c.1400, "fitted with a (specified type of) waist," from waist.

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