- extending as high as the waist: a waist-high hedge.
Origin of waist-high
First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for waist-high
The expansive lot where Elaine Goldberg was strangled is comprised of waist-high weeds with a path cut through them.The Kensington Avenue Strangler
November 18, 2010
A league and a league of marsh-grass, waist-high, broad in the blade.The Log of the Sun
He dodged a shrub and reached the hedge; it was just waist-high.Smugglers' Reef
But the third, waist-high, straight over, was exactly to his liking.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High
Leslie W. Quirk
Just in front of him were two rocks, waist-high, with a crevice between them.The Last Stetson
John Fox Jr.
Here was a waist-high bin, or storage box, with a hinged cover.Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound
Alice B. Emerson