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Definition of "short-waisted" [short•-waist•ed]

  • Having a distance between shoulders and waist that is shorter than average. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "short-waisted" in a sentence
  • "It won't work for men with shorter torsos: "It will only emphasize how short-waisted they are," she says."
  • "Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal 4 Indeed, many women struggle with belts, finding them less than flattering no matter what figure they have—short, short-waisted, round, or wide-hipped."
  • "- She is busty and short-waisted with small legs; sort of like a turnip turned on its tip."
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