a very skinny person, especially woman
1) supermodel kate moss 2)check out that waif-like indie chick
by iamsuzo July 21, 2005
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A model, usually involved with haute-couture modeling who is skinnier than the average model.
Her visible ribs signifies that she is a waif.
by Ikare June 6, 2005
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A skinnyskinny person, usually lanky.
Runway models strive for a waif-like figure.
by Jean February 9, 2004
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A skinny woman that you can probably literally break in two.
"OMGZ did you see that model over there?! She's like a waif."
"OMGZ TOTALLY"
by LarLar September 12, 2006
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an ownerless piece of property that is found
Yo man, is that rolled joint on the floor a waif? Cause if it is, it ain't no longer.
by orangepotiron April 19, 2009
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