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long-waisted

[lawng-wey-stid, long-]
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  1. of more than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a low waistline.
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Origin of long-waisted

First recorded in 1640–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • The words of the long-waisted driver, however, were not pleasant to hear.

    Resurrection

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Their long-waisted coats were cut to an ample width at skirt and sleeves; their waistcoats heavily bound with lace.

    Katerfelto

    G. J. Whyte-Melville

  • His long-waisted, short-skirted coat of dark blue was lined and trimmed with rich goffered silk.

    Oldfield

    Nancy Huston Banks

  • Somehow, it always makes me think of orphans in long-waisted gingham dresses with white china buttons down the back.

    A Woman Named Smith

    Marie Conway Oemler

  • She's a long-waisted, rangy young party, who walks with a Theda Bara slouch and tries to talk out of one side of her mouth.