floor-length
adjective Date: 1939 reaching to the floor <
a floor-length gown
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • floor-length — adj [only before noun] long enough to reach the floor ▪ floor length curtains ▪ a floor length skirt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • floor-length — floor ,length adjective a floor length curtain, dress, etc. hangs so that it almost reaches the floor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • floor-length — floor′ length adj. clo extending to the floor, as a skirt • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • floor-length — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : reaching to the floor floor length draperies * * * /flawr lengkth , length , flohr /, adj. extending to the floor: a floor length skirt. Cf. full length. [1935 40] * * * floor length UK US adjective a floor length curtain,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • floor-length — /flawr lengkth , length , flohr /, adj. extending to the floor: a floor length skirt. Cf. full length. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • floor-length — adjective long enough to reach the floor: a floor length evening gown …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • floor-length — UK / US adjective a floor length curtain, dress etc hangs so that it almost reaches the floor …   English dictionary

  • floor-length — adj. Floor length is used with these nouns: ↑dress, ↑gown …   Collocations dictionary

  • floor-length — adjective That reaches to the floor …   Wiktionary

  • length — /lengkth, length, lenth/, n. 1. the longest extent of anything as measured from end to end: the length of a river. 2. the measure of the greatest dimension of a plane or solid figure. 3. extent from beginning to end of a series, enumeration,… …   Universalium

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