of a person's hair
: reaching the shoulders

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Kerry Washington, for example, was seen last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with a sleek, long ponytail, and this morning, she was seen on Today with a wavy, past-shoulder-length style. Marci Robin, Allure, 9 Mar. 2023 After starting the year by chopping her long, brown locks into a shoulder-length hairdo, the Rhode founder decided to play with her hairstyle once again by debuting an even shorter, bob-style haircut on Friday. Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 3 Mar. 2023 Her shoulder-length hair was styled in loose waves with fringe, and her glam look included graphic white eyeliner and a pinkish nude lip. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Feb. 2023 His hair, which was previously a shoulder-length flaming red, remains buzzed short after Addison posted a vid to TikTok this January shaving his long locks off. Briannah Rivera, Seventeen, 21 Feb. 2023 Further adding to the glamorous effect of the monochrome look: a pair of shoulder-length gloves. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 19 Feb. 2023

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“Shoulder-length.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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