1. v.t. Fit something with elastic.
Kua tāuaua ‘aia i te kōpū o tōna piripou tu‘epōro.
He fitted a piece of elastic round the waist of his football shorts.
2. Fitted with elastic, elasticated.
‘E piripou poto tāuaua tā‘au e ‘oko mai nōku.
Buy me a pair of shorts with (an) elastic (waist).