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hem·line

 (hĕm′līn′)
n.
1. The bottom edge of a garment, such as a skirt, dress, or coat.
2. The height of the edge of such a garment, measured from the floor.

hemline

(ˈhɛmˌlaɪn)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem: knee-length hemlines.
2. (Knitting & Sewing) the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem: knee-length hemlines.

hem•line

(ˈhɛmˌlaɪn)

n.
the bottom edge of a coat, skirt, etc., esp. as expressed in inches from the floor.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemline - the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Translations

hemline

[ˈhemlaɪn] N (Sew) → bajo m (del vestido)

hemline

[ˈhɛmlaɪn] n [dress, skirt] → ourlet m

hemline

nSaum m; hemlines are lower this yearder Rocksaum ist dieses Jahr etwas tiefer gerutscht
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It's common for men to pay attention to the hemline of their pants, especially if they are too long or too short, because it is fairly noticeable.
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With a hemline that short, a lesser star might have sought refuge in the fake tan bottle but Charlize keeps it to a subtle glow.
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The Hemline Index theory of 1926 suggests that in boom times the hemlines on women's dresses go up, but legs disappear from view during hard times.
It's interesting to see the Duchess wearing a longer hemline, rumoured to be at the request of the Queen.
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For instance, cutouts showed off the lower back, the upper chest and along the button hemline.
Agreed, the hemline is a potential trip hazard, but wearers will no longer have to worry about pasty pins or even footwear.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal wore a gorgeous 1920s-style black feather in her swept-back hair, while Kirsten Dunst went for pretty plumes on her hemline.