midiskirt

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Etymology[edit]

From mid- (in mid-calf) + skirt, with linking -i- after miniskirt. Compare midi-.

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Noun[edit]

midiskirt (plural midiskirts)

  1. A skirt with a hemline at mid-calf. [from 20th c.]
    • 2016, Jess Cartner-Morley, The Guardian, 28 October:
      The midi skirt, which you would imagine to be an almost polar opposite look to black trousers, has unexpectedly edged them out of my wardrobe.