Translation of waist in Spanish:

waist

cintura, n.

Pronunciation: /weɪst//weɪst/

noun

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    Anatomy
    (waistline) cintura feminine
    (waistline) talle masculine
    (distance from shoulder to waistline) talle masculine
    the skirt is too tight around the waist la falda le (/ me etc. ) queda apretada de cintura / talle
    • he only comes up to my waist solo me llega a la cintura
    • to be stripped to the waist estar desnudo de la cintura para arriba
    • she has a short waist es corta de talle
    • before noun waist measurement talle
    • Abdominal fat cells happily inflate to accommodate more fuel, widening your waist inch by inch.
    • Chef to the stars Juliano is the gourmet genius who has created a diet that he claims has taken years off Demi's appearance and inches off her waist.
    • The result is that the typical female form is almost straight, in contrast to the narrow waists and curves of the 1950s woman.
    • My waist went down two inches, to 32, mostly from laying off potatoes - French and mashed.
    • The costume in question is designed by corset designer Mr Pearl, who has forced his waist down to 18 inches by wearing corsets day and night.
    • I'm not sure how I managed to gain 5 inches on my waist that fast.
    • A tailor will also fit your shirts, which can help make your waist seem narrower and your shoulders broader.
    • To this end we have recently had published the first waist circumference centile curves for British children and adolescents.
    • By this means we are told that waists can be reduced, flat chests inflated, hips broadened and lungs strengthened, to say nothing of reducing weight.
    • Angers is stood sideways, arms raised to emphasise his waist and ribcage.
    • Oh and it has also been pointed out to me that this shirt will only look good on people with super skinny waists like this model here.
    • I plaited her hair so that it fell in one long rope of yellow to her narrow waist.
    • Her figure was not slim or round, but ideally in the middle, with an hourglass waist.
    • How lovely to think that even those with 24-inch waists will be forced to cover them up from now on.
    • Wrapping yourself in seaweed to reduce the size of your waist is another con.
    • But almost anyone who has tried to reclaim her waist can point to weeks or months when it doesn't seem to work that way.
    • His waist size is 36 inches and he has recently lost a stone and a half.
    • By the end of the century corsets produced the sinuous body shape of the Gibson girl, with a protruding bust and derrière, and small waist.
    • We found no evidence of any effect on body mass index or waist:hip ratio.
    • Women with waists measuring 35 inches or greater are considered to be at elevated risk.
    • According to a recent UK national sizing survey, women's waists have grown from around 27 inches to a meaty 34 inches since 1951.
    • Ancient statues have been found of men and women with 10-inch (!) waists!
    • I mean, yes, it's nice to now be two inches less around the waist, but…
    • I have lost two inches in my waist through exercise and healthy eating, but that hasn't given me any curves.
    • In five weeks he has lost 19 lb, his waist has shrunk by two inches and his blood pressure is down.
    • Wide angular shoulders filled out his suit jacket, but it hung loosely to a narrow waist.
    • In connection to chaps, they are made with exceptional fit to emphasize the thighs and waists of women.
    • I once dated a girl who had a very boyish build - a thick waist and no hourglass shape at all.
    • He has one of those narrow, washboard waists that most of us can only dream about.
    • It's guaranteed to help you lose two inches from your waist in just four weeks.
    • Imagine you completely mess up her measurements and overestimate her bust or waist?
    • A set-in waistband hints at a waist, while the flared hemline softens a boxy shape.
    • While you might not like the $300 price tag, generally European cuts are far more flattering to guys with narrow waists/shoulders.
    • The fabric was printed with a simple design, and the full skirt accentuated her tiny waist.
    • Swimmers with this body type are more muscular, thick-chested with broad shoulders and a smaller waist.
    • The waist circumference thresholds are not reliable in patients with a BMI greater than 35.
    • Even with her hair in a pony tail, its length fell just below the small of her back, just so the ends touched the hem on the waist of her jeans.
    • He then shifted his weight from his left to right side allowing his black jacket to open to reveal a gun, tucked into the waist of his jeans.
    • At that time, women also commonly wore a loose black gown with a gold stripe around the waist and at the hem.
    • For men, the geometry of jacket lapels, shoulder pads and waist tapering emphasize the strong upper body of a male.
    • Jennifer Garner was wearing a pair of khaki pants, pleated at the waist and tapered at the ankle.
    • Flopped before the telly, we slowly expand to fill out the elasticated waist of our new training pants.
    • They looked fine, a bit on the big side perhaps, but they have an elasticated section in the waist and a draw-cord, so I reckoned it was worth a try.
    • Often featuring a snap front and drawstring waist, this jacket may be lined or unlined.
    • Play up your figure with fitted tops, spaghetti-strap blouses and dresses, jackets with cinched waists and sleeveless tanks with round, high necklines.
    • Sara, having no pockets, stuck the paper into the waist of her sweat pants.
    • Drawstring pants with elastic in the waist allow for a closer fit with added flexibility.
    • This particular form of tailoring is tight and tiny, cut with soft, rounded shoulders, open necklines and small waists which are sometimes belted.
    • Both are very slimming through the hips and the elastic waists are unnoticeable under a top.
    • Pin your creation on your shoulder, at the waist, on a hat or handbag, even on a cuff at the wrist.
    • Or try a pair of drawstring waist Capri pants that give the same effect.
    • How I manage is buy things with either elastic waists or things that have overblouses.
    • She had a small knife, a dagger, and a pistol tucked into her waist.
    • My jeans have an elastic waist and pockets on the side and larger ones below my knees.
    • It has two zippered side-entry pockets and high-quality ribbing at the waist and cuffs.
    • If done in this manner, you can make one ‘side seam’ stitching from the cuff to the waist or to the hem of the garment.
    • He stood nonchalantly next to the quarter-deck rail looking into the waist.
    • Obediently he trundled off towards Red Diamond's waist, where the starboard watch was gathered.
    • Kennedy entered the waist from below decks reaching his hand down the companion to assist her up the steep stairs!
    • She is 60 ft long and sleeps 10-four in the bow, four in the stern and two in the waist of the ship.
    • The flats currently used appear to be about 0.04 inch too narrow at the waist and 0.04 inch too long.
    • Wellington, a long almond biscuit, rounded at each end with a narrower waist.
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    (of garment)
    talle masculine
    a dress with a high waist un vestido de talle alto
  • 3

    (of ship, aircraft)
    sección central feminine
  • 4

    (of guitar, violin)
    parte estrecha feminine