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  • n  the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

  • Henry's King-sized waistline was every bit as legendary as his legacy.
  • I think the empire waistline is probably one of her favorite silhouettes.
  • Brass, a Falstaffian figure with a temper as big as his waistline, soon decided that Vidal's script was too bourgeois for his taste.
News & Articles

  • How Office Life Works Against Your Weight-Loss Goals
    The latest research on how office life expands your waistline
    June 13, 2013 - BusinessWeek
  • The new science of weight loss: Introducing the anti-inflammatory diet
    Forget calories, fat, even carbs—in-the-know health buffs are battling a more insidious waistline saboteur.
    June 13, 2013 - Fox News
  • Stage review: 'You Can't Take it With You'
    Anyone who has been out to dinner with me or, worse, seen me in a bathing suit, knows that I love dessert. I have a major league sweet tooth that will eventually be the undoing of my gums, my waistline, and my complexion. After a meal, I may be stuffed, but I pretty much always find room for a sugary treat. The sad irony is that nothing puts me in a crankier mood than a disappointing dessert ...
    June 13, 2013 - Journal Inquirer

  • President Bush in Atlanta Journal Constitution
    My New Year's resolution has become apparent after getting on the scales,Bush said, a bit sheepishly. "I am -- I'm a little overweight. Therefore, I fully intend to lose some inches off my waistline and some pounds off my frame."
  • Princess Diana in FOXNews
    My husband put his hand on my waistline and said: 'Oh, a bit chubby here, aren't we?' And that triggered off something in me,Diana said.
  • David Tennant in Vancouver Sun
    I'll wait for the right moment, but I've got the costume hanging up in my wardrobe,Tennant said. "As long as I can keep my waistline and fit into the trousers, never say never."

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