extending as high as the waist: a waist-high hedge.

Origin of waist-high

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Contemporary Examples of waist-high

  • The expansive lot where Elaine Goldberg was strangled is comprised of waist-high weeds with a path cut through them.

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    The Kensington Avenue Strangler

    Jeff Deeney

    November 18, 2010

Historical Examples of waist-high