HyperDic: waist

English > 2 senses of the word waist:
NOUNbodywaist, waistlinethe narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
artifactwaist, shankthe narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
waist > pronunciation
Soundswey'st
Rhymesaftertaste ... waste: 25 rhymes with eyst...
English > waist: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips.
Synonymwaistline
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Narrowerwasp waistA very slender waist
Broaderarea, regionA part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
Spanishbarriga, cintura, talle, tronco
Catalancintura, cossatge
English > waist: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole.
Synonymshank
Part ofsoleThe underside of footwear or a golf club
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact

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