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[flawr-lengkth, -length, flohr-] /ˈflɔrˌlɛŋkθ, -ˌlɛŋθ, ˈfloʊr-/
extending to the floor:
a floor-length skirt.
Compare full-length.
Origin of floor-length
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Mrs. John Kurtz Smoot was the official hostess and she and her house tour guides were dressed in floor-length period costumes.

  • 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 Robert Shea
  • Once, he walked just a little too close to the floor-length window—and Corinne stood up nervously.

    Weak on Square Roots Russell Burton

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