Definition of hemline
: the line formed by the lower edge of a dress, skirt, or coat
Examples of hemline in a Sentence
The hemline falls just above the knee.
I shortened the hemline on the dress.
Recent Examples of hemline from the Web
Hemlines were not too short, and the only skin really exposed was on her arms (also a bit of shoulder in Brussels for evening).
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: the bottom edge of a dress, skirt, or coat
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