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Definition of waist:

  1. A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.
  2. A girdle or belt for the waist.
  3. Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially ( Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter- deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.
  4. That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.


groin, clothes, cannon, waistline, bib, abdomen, stem, shank, middle, trunk.

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