A-line


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A-line

(ā′līn′)
adj.
Having a fitted top and a flared bottom: an A-line dress.

[From garments being shaped like a capital A.]

A-line

adj
(Clothing & Fashion) (of a garment, esp a skirt or dress) flaring slightly from the waist or shoulders

A-line

(ˈeɪˌlaɪn)

n.
1. (in women's clothing) a cut of garment consisting of A-shaped panels with the widest portion at the hemline.
adj.
2. being of such cut: an A-line coat.
[1960–65]

A-line

- A dress or skirt shaped like an A, created by Christian Dior.
See also related terms for skirt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.A-line - women's clothing that has a fitted top and a flared skirt that is widest at the hemline; "it is called the A-line because the effect resembles the capital letter A"
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
Translations

A-line

[ˈeɪlaɪn] ADJ [vestido] → de línea trapezoide
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