Definitions for waistbandˈweɪstˌbænd, -bənd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

waist•bandˈweɪstˌbænd, -bənd(n.)

  1. a band encircling the waist, esp. as a part of a skirt or pair of trousers.

    Category: Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. girdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistcloth(noun)

    a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers


  1. waistband(Noun)

    A band of fabric encircling the waist, especially a part of a pair of pants or a skirt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waistband(noun)

    the band which encompasses the waist; esp., one on the upper part of breeches, trousers, pantaloons, skirts, or the like

  2. Waistband(noun)

    a sash worn by women around the waist

Translations for waistband

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part of a pair of trousers, skirt etc which goes round the waist

The waistband of this skirt is too tight.

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