Waif in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Waif

a very skinny and lanky girl or young woman

Examples of Waif in a sentence

After noticing the female waif begging for food on the streets of India, it became apparent to the tourists that it had been a long time since she had a proper meal. 🔊

In order to be selected for the prime acting jobs, the actress was a mere waif since she only ate about 300 calories a day to remain an extra small size. 🔊

Smiling through her long hair, the waif’s clothing hung on her protruding bones due to her feeble frame. 🔊

The burly husband and his waif of a wife were opposites in appearance with his round chubby body and her body didn’t seem to have an ounce of fat on it.  🔊

Malnutrition was suspected of the teenage waif when the children’s department saw the 15-year old only weighed about 61 pounds.  🔊

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