A-line

adjective
\ ˈā-ˌlīn How to pronounce A-line (audio) \

Definition of A-line

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

First Known Use of A-line

1955, in the meaning defined above

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A-line

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of A-line

of a piece of clothing : having a wide bottom and a close-fitting top : shaped like the letter A

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