Definitions for a-lineˈeɪˌlaɪn

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  1. A-line(Noun)

    Any article of clothing with the A-line silhouette.

  2. A-line(Adjective)

    Having a silhouette that replicates the letter A by flaring out from the top, like a funnel, narrow and fitted at the neck and shoulders, skimming the hips and widening toward the bottom, with little or no shaping or seaming at the waist.

  3. Origin: From A + line


  1. A-line

    An A-line skirt is a skirt that is fitted at the hips and gradually widens towards the hem, giving the impression of the shape of a capital letter A. The term is also used to describe dresses and coats with a similar shape.

Anagrams for a-line »

  1. anile

  2. laine

  3. alien

  4. linea

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