[ lawng-wey-stid, long- ]

  1. of more than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a low waistline.

Origin of long-waisted

First recorded in 1640–50

Words Nearby long-waisted

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How to use long-waisted in a sentence

  • The cuirass or breastplate was made long waisted, copying the doublet, ridged and brought to a peak in front known as the peascod.

  • Then, like some weird jack-in-the-box, there popped out from the mound a straight, long-waisted body in black waving its arms.

    A Village of Vagabonds | F. Berkeley Smith
  • The short woman must select only those gowns that have long lines, long-waisted effects.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2 | Lillian Eichler Watson
  • The young man took off his long-waisted gray coat and flung it over the horse's loins, lining down.

    Boy Woodburn | Alfred Ollivant
  • long-waisted and straitly cut stays were worn, the gown sleeve is short as the coat-sleeve of a Charles II.