ˈflȯr-ˌleŋ(k)th How to pronounce floor-length (audio)
: reaching to the floor
a floor-length gown

Examples of floor-length in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The floor-length column dress featured a v-neck detail and intricate beaded embellishments. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 17 May 2024 The casual fit of this dress is suited for everything from running errands to taking in the sights of a new city, and the floor-length cut is even long enough to be worn on travel days, keeping you cool and comfy. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 9 May 2024 The model radiated in a floor-length white gown by Thom Browne. Edward Segarra, USA TODAY, 7 May 2024 After removing the dress to reveal an asymmetrical floor-length black number, the pop star unveiled a hot pink dress underneath. Kimi Robinson, USA TODAY, 7 May 2024 Gerber hit the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art once more on May 6, wearing a strapless, floor-length Prada gown that featured big sequins. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 Kylie Minogue, for example, wore a form-fitting floor-length dress from Diesel by Glenn Martens. Nick Remsen, Vogue, 7 May 2024 Instead of the floor-length gown, this glamour shot showed Perry sporting the wet-hair look and a dress with a bodice resembling tarnished metal and a floral skirt. Alexandra Del Rosario, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2024 The Scoop Floor-Length Chiffon Pantsuit is one of the best flowy styles, thanks to its layered blouse top and floor-length wide-leg pants. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 18 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of floor-length was in 1939

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“Floor-length.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor-length. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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