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Synonyms for waistband

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

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When the repast was fully discussed, the lion put his hands in his waistband again, and lay down to mediate.
His muscles were getting flabby, and his tailor called attention to his increasing waistband.
I can no more tell you the whys and wherefores of myself than I can lift myself up by the waistband and carry myself into the next county, as some one challenged a speculator in perpetual motion to do.
First he put a waistband round him and then he gave him some well-cut thongs of ox-hide; the two men being now girt went into the middle of the ring, and immediately fell to; heavily indeed did they punish one another and lay about them with their brawny fists.
The range for girls and boys at Next - which has outlets across South Wales, including its flagship store on Cardiff's Queen Street - offers larger waistbands to accommodate kids of all shapes and sizes, up to the age of 16.
Generally attached after all the construction and fitting details are complete, waistbands should fit comfortably against the body and be snug enough to hold a shirt or top in place when tucked in.
He said the inmates there gambled freely and brazenly displayed guns tucked in their waistbands.
Sonia said: "I design all of my own stuff and the V-shaped waistbands are trademarked as my design.
In hygiene products, it is used in waistbands and side panels in adult incontinence briefs and underwear and in baby training pants.
Also look for detailed waistbands to highlight your waist and create some curves.
She said: "You have to have elastic waistbands so that you can eat a lot and let it stretch a little bit.
SIMON Cowell-style high waistbands on trousers are increasingly popular with men aged 39 and over.
The study showed that as boys enter their teenage years, trouser waistbands plunge a full five inches from the hips, allowing their jeans to barely cover their modesty.
Not only is this site excellent, but they have just added Little in the Middle jeans which feature a revolutionary sizing system that waves goodbye to gaping waistbands.
Crouching so that the webcams will capture some of their faces along with their six-packs, elastic waistbands pulled down to show happy trails and taut crotches, they radiate an ur-sexuality that achieves its mesmerizing effect without the need for an appreciative photographer.