1. waist

noun. ['ˈweɪst'] the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips.


  • region
  • waistline
  • area
  • body
  • wasp waist
  • torso


  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

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Rhymes with Waist

  • misplaced
  • interlaced
  • displaced
  • disgraced
  • unplaced
  • retraced
  • replaced
  • lambaste
  • foretaste
  • embraced
  • distaste
  • encased
  • defaced
  • debased
  • traced
  • spaced
  • placed
  • graced
  • erased
  • braced
  • waste
  • taste
  • raced
  • paste
  • paced
  • laced
  • haste
  • faced
  • chaste
  • chased

How do you pronounce waist?

Pronounce waist as weɪst.

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Sentences with waist

1. Noun, singular or mass
Define your waist with a thin belt and accessorize with a bold cuff or an armful of thin bangles.

2. Adjective
Being overweight and having a waist size of greater than 32 inches are warning signs.

Quotes about waist

1. The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.
- Carl Sagan

2. It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I’m a woman Phenomenally.
- Maya Angelou, Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women

3. You know I love you right?”“I know,” he breathed, his arm tightening automatically around my waist. “You know how much I wish it was enough.
- Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

2. waist-deep

adverb. up to the waist.

3. waist-high

adverb. up to the waist.

4. waist-length

adjective. (of clothing) extending only to the waist.


  • complete

5. waist

noun. ['ˈweɪst'] the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole.


  • sole
  • part
  • shank


  • inside
  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness