Definitions for hemlineˈhɛmˌlaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the bottom edge of a coat, skirt, etc., esp. as expressed in inches from the floor.

    Category: Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hemline(noun)

    the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat


  1. hemline(Noun)

    The line formed by the bottom edge of a skirt, dress, or coat.

  2. hemline(Noun)

    The height of this line, measured from the floor.


  1. Hemline

    The hemline is the line formed by the lower edge of a garment, such as a skirt, dress or coat, measured from the floor. The hemline is perhaps the most variable style line in fashion, changing shape and ranging in height from hip-high to floor-length. What is a fashionable style and height of hemline has varied considerably throughout the years, and has also depended on a number of factors such as the age of the wearer, the occasion for which the garment is worn and the choice of the individual.


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