A-line

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English[edit]

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An a-line skirt

Etymology[edit]

From A + line (figure)

Adjective[edit]

A-line (not comparable)

  1. 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.

Noun[edit]

A-line (plural A-lines)

  1. Any article of clothing with a narrow mid-section and a flared bottom.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Lesley (2003)

Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 1