[flawr-lengkth, -length, flohr-]
- extending to the floor: a floor-length skirt.
Origin of floor-length
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for floor-length
After dislocating her shoulder recently, she exited the hospital in a floor-length gown.Where’s Mariah Carey’s New Album? A Fan’s Lament.
July 23, 2013
The lot includes thirty-two items of Lewinsky memorabilia, including a floor-length black negligee.Monica Lewinsky's Black Nightgown is Up for Auction
Misty White Sidell
June 24, 2013
Wide-legged black pants and dark, pointy low heels peeked out from under the hem of her floor-length coat.When Everything Changed
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
March 11, 2011
Abramovic was wearing a floor-length navy blue robe, a pigtail over her right shoulder.Marina Abramovic's Full-Frontal Art
March 18, 2010
It was Sunday night, and special guest performer Whitney Houston was strutting across the stage, her floor-length gown shimmering.Is This the Next Idol?
October 29, 2009
Mrs. John Kurtz Smoot was the official hostess and she and her house tour guides were dressed in floor-length period costumes.Salona, Fairfax County, Virginia
And, away to the right, two floor-length windows sparkled, hung with great drapes and shining in the daylight.Charley de Milo
Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris
The two small boys she'd borne to Raoul ran beside her floor-length calico skirt.Shaman
Once, he walked just a little too close to the floor-length window—and Corinne stood up nervously.Weak on Square Roots