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full-length

[foo l-lengkth, -length] /ˈfʊlˈlɛŋkθ, -ˈlɛŋθ/
adjective
1.
of standard or customary length:
a full-length movie.
2.
showing or accommodating the full length or height of the human body:
a full-length mirror.
Origin of full-length
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10
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  • Then she went to the guest room to stand before the full-length mirror there.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • There was a full-length looking-glass in one corner of the shop.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • Judging from the sample, I confess to curiosity for a full-length view.

    The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
  • It was of a full-length portrait of Alice, life-size, by Grant.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • When it was done, I tried it on in front of a full-length mirror.

    The Repairman Harry Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for full-length

full-length

noun (modifier)
1.
extending to or showing the complete length: a full-length mirror
2.
of the original length; not abridged
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