hipline
hipline hipline n. 1. the line formed by measuring the hip at its greatest part. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the line formed by the lower edge of hiplength garment. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • hiplength — adjective extending to or just over the hips a hiplength jacket • Syn: ↑hip length • Pertains to noun: ↑hipline * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : extending to or over the hips a hiplength coat …   Useful english dictionary

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