hemline

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noun hem·line \ˈhem-ˌlīn\

Definition of hemline

  1. :  the line formed by the lower edge of a dress, skirt, or coat

Examples of hemline in a Sentence

  1. The hemline falls just above the knee.

  2. I shortened the hemline on the dress.

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1923

First Known Use of hemline

1923


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hemline

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Definition of hemline for English Language Learners

  • : the bottom edge of a dress, skirt, or coat

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