A-line

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See also: aline, Aline, aliñe, and aliñé

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Lesley (2003)

“A-line” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 1.

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