taille de guêpe

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “wasp waist”: taille (waist) + de (of) + guêpe (wasp). Compare Danish hvepsetalje, Dutch wespentaille.

Noun[edit]

taille de guêpe f (plural tailles de guêpe)

  1. hourglass figure