waisted

[wey-stid]
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adjective

having a waist of a specified kind (usually used in combination): long-waisted; high-waisted.
(of an object, a container, etc.) shaped like a waist; having concave sides: a waisted vase.

Nearby words

  1. waist-high,
  2. waistband,
  3. waistcloth,
  4. waistcoat,
  5. waistcoating,
  6. waistline,
  7. wait,
  8. wait a minute,
  9. wait and see,
  10. wait at table

Origin of waisted

First recorded in 1575–85; waist + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for waisted

waisted

adjective

  1. having a waist or waistlike parta waisted air-gun pellet
  2. (in combination)high-waisted
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Word Origin and History for waisted

waisted

adj.

c.1400, "fitted with a (specified type of) waist," from waist.

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