: having a flared bottom and a close-fitting top
used of a garment
an A-line skirt

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of A-line was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“A-line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/A-line. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition


: having a flared bottom and a close-fitting top
an A-line skirt
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