of clothing
: reaching to the knees
a knee-length skirt
knee-length socks

Examples of knee-length in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The knee-length dress has a tie waist with a breezy high-low hem design, which makes for a flattering yet comfortable style that will keep you cool on those hot and humid days. Toni Sutton, Peoplemag, 29 May 2024 One woman, who is very heavy, always wears a knee-length or above-the-knee skirt when golfing. Judith Martin, The Mercury News, 8 May 2024 The knee-length pairs effortlessly with strappy heels or pumps. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 6 Apr. 2024 Fallon said in mock surprise as the singer — his knee-length leather duster flapping behind him — walked off without a word. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 14 Mar. 2024 Jil Sander Goji handle soft bag Acne Studios cropped biker jacket Saloni Kilt pleated midi skirt H&M jersey headbands The Transitional Color Palette Here is another example of burgundy’s strength with blue and white—this time with a deep navy coat and a crisp white knee-length skirt. Christina Holevas, Vogue, 1 Mar. 2024 Locals dress in their finest traditional attire, with men donning the gho, a knee-length robe, and women wearing the kira, an elegant wrap-around dress. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2024 This casual pull-on style has a round neck, long sleeves, and a knee-length pleated swing skirt that would look great with a belt and heels or a shawl and boots. Mia Huelsbeck, Peoplemag, 17 Feb. 2024 Plus: the horror of the knee-length ‘frump’ length! Nicole Phelps, Vogue, 13 Feb. 2024

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“Knee-length.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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