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Having a fitted top and a flared bottom: an A-line dress.
[From garments being shaped like a capital A.]
(Clothing & Fashion) (of a garment, esp a skirt or dress) flaring slightly from the waist or shoulders
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.
A-line- A dress or skirt shaped like an A, created by Christian Dior.
See also related terms for skirt.