Cinch an Inch…Or Seven But are waist cinchers the secret to a smaller waist?
The viewfinder could be popped off so I could hold it low and compose a photo at waist level if the situation got bad.
They had measurements of what her waist size was when she was cinched in and corseted.
He gives Carl back his gun and holsters his own famous Colt Python back around his waist.
The maids polish the silver, quiet the colicky infants, and iron dresses with 65 pleats on the waist.
The bow and arrows were still there, the latter attached to its waist.
We put out our fenders, and the mate heaved a line into the waist of the wreck.
The water was waist deep and washing over you in gigantic waves.
I felt the rope cutting my waist as Sim jerked and tugged at it with all his strength.
And his arm went of its own accord about the waist of the Little Marie.
"middle part of the body," also "part of a garment fitted for the waist," late 14c., probably from Old English *wæst "growth," hence, "where the body grows," from Proto-Germanic *wahs-tu- (cf. Old English wæstm, Old Norse vaxtr, Swedish växt, Old High German wahst "growth, increase," Gothic wahstus "stature," Old English weaxan "to grow" see wax (v.)), from PIE *wegs-, extended form of root *aug- "to increase" (see augment). Meaning "portion of a garment that covers the waist" (but, due to fashion styles, often is above or below it) is from 1640s.
The part of the human trunk between the bottom of the rib cage and the pelvis.
The middle section or part of an object, especially when narrower than the rest.