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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The part of the body between the ribs and the hips.

Usage examples (29)
  • It's hard to remember the goal to drain the swamp when we are up to our waist in alligators.
  • His chest measures 56 inches and his waist is a slim
  • The fit around the waist is a little weird, but not enough to be irritating.
  • "The amount of effort to keep one's smiling head above water while churning prevails below the waist is apt indeed." for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like waist which is the part of the body between the ribs and the hips, is waste which means to use in a careless manner.
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