a woman's slender waistline, especially when the result of tight corseting.
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Origin of wasp waist
First recorded in 1865–70
OTHER WORDS FROM wasp waistwasp-waisted, adjective
Words nearby wasp waist
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Example sentences from the Web for wasp waist
He calls Stacey wasp-waist, but it only calls attention to his own big stomach.Witch Winnie's Mystery, or The Old Oak Cabinet|Elizabeth W. Champney
British Dictionary definitions for wasp waist
a very slender waist, esp one that is tightly corseted
Derived forms of wasp waistwasp-waisted, adjective
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