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Noun: waist  weyst
  1. The narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
    "an ample waist";
    - waistline
  2. The narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
    - shank
  3. A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist
  4. The narrow middle part of something
  5. The middle of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft

Sounds like: wailer, whaler, waist

Derived forms: waists

Type of: area, part, portion, region

Part of: body, sole, torso, trunk

Encyclopedia: Waist