waistband

Part of speech: noun

A band for the waist, constituting the upper part of trousers, skirts, etc.

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Usage examples "waistband":

  1. All I know is that he popped one into the officer's waistband. - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
  2. She said she was bueno, meaning good, better, and spoke again of the bottle which she was carrying carefully hidden in her waistband. - "In the Tail of the Peacock", Isabel Savory.
  3. His eyes glistened in concentration as he dropped to his knees and retrieved a small bag from his waistband. - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.