They had measurements of what her waist size was when she was cinched in and corseted.
A standout was a seductive black trench with a cinched waist.
After all, the Vatican experts had predicted that a short conclave meant that one of the two frontrunners had cinched the deal.
cinched waists, one-shouldered dresses and balloon shoulders were likewise big at Michael Kors.
I got him down to the ground, took off his belt, and cinched it tightly around his biceps to stop the bleeding.
But the fact remains we havent got the championship of the League cinched by any manner of means, returned Laura.
But he climbed into the saddle which Jack had cinched for him.
The old nagll lose some of his belly before he gets home, and if youve not cinched it tight your saddle will slip.
The old man was cinched at last; Mackenzie was glad that it was so.
It was slipping, and yet he was sure he had cinched it tight.
1859, American English, "saddle-girth," from Spanish cincha "girdle," from Latin cingulum "a girdle, a swordbelt," from cingere "to surround, encircle," from PIE root *kenk- (1) "to gird, encircle" (cf. Sanskrit kankate "binds," kanci "girdle;" Lithuanian kinkau "to harness horses"). Replaced earlier surcingle. Sense of "an easy thing" is 1898, via notion of "a sure hold" (1888).
1866, "to pull in," from cinch (n.). Figurative meaning "make certain" is from 1891, American English slang. Related: Cinched; cinching.
To make something certain; clinch, NAIL something DOWN: We cinched it with a last-second field goal (1883+)
[fr Spanish cincha, ''saddle girth,'' which, when tight, fosters certainty]