AskDefine | Define waistline

Dictionary Definition

waistline n : the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips [syn: waist]

User Contributed Dictionary



waist + line


  1. a line around the body at the waist; its measurement
  2. the narrowest part of a garment, usually at the waist, but may be above or below depending on the dictates of fashion or the whim of the designer
  3. person having a large waistline


line around the body at the waist; its measurement
narrowest part of a garment
person having a large waistline

Extensive Definition

Waistline refers to:
  • Waistline (clothing) — the line of demarcation between the upper and lower portions of a garment, which notionally corresponds to the natural waist but may vary with fashion from just below the bust to the upper hips

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