What does a-line mean?

Definitions for a-lineˈeɪˌlaɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word a-line.


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a-line in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a-line in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tetsuya Nishimoto:

    That was the starting line.

  2. Jerry Seinfeld:

    It’s a very obscure line.

  3. Mitt Romney:

    He surely went over the line.

  4. Kyle Cleeton:

    I wanted to be first in line.

  5. Michael Grosse-Broemer:

    A line has been crossed here.

Images & Illustrations of a-line

  1. a-linea-linea-line


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