hobble skirt


: a skirt constricted at the bottom

Examples of hobble skirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One woman, slowed down by her fashionable hobble skirt was unable to get out of the way in time and was tragically trampled to death. Serah-Marie McMahon, Teen Vogue, 12 Apr. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hobble skirt was in 1911

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“Hobble skirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hobble%20skirt. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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