ALL meanings of a-line

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  • adjective a-line (of a garment, esp a skirt or dress) flaring slightly from the waist or shoulders 3
  • adjective a-line fitting close at the top and flaring at the bottom 3
  • noun a-line (especially in women's clothing) a cut of garment consisting basically of two A -shaped panels for the front and back, designed to give increasing fullness toward the hemline. 1
  • noun a-line a garment having such a cut. 1
  • adjective a-line being of such design or cut: an A-line coat; an A-line dress. 1
  • noun a-line Any article of clothing with a narrow mid-section and a flared bottom. 0
  • adjective a-line 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. 0
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