Definition of short waist in English:

short waist


  • A high waist on a woman's dress or a person's body.

    ‘ladies in short waists and large hats’
    • ‘Leg-of-mutton sleeves and short waists are dead.’
    • ‘Large arm cut-outs and a short waist allow excellent freedom of movement.’
    • ‘A short walking skirt, short waist, and low-heeled shoes make an excellent combination.’