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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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THE Duchess of Cambridge raised eyebrows as high as her hemline when she appeared at an official function in a short skirt.
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The first outfit exhibited a woman in a white skirt, its hemline gathered in a bunch just beneath her knees.