- a·line·ment, noun
- a·lin·er, noun
- non·a·lined, adjective
- self-a·lin·ing, adjective
Other definitions for Aline (2 of 3)
a female given name, form of Adeline.
Other definitions for A-line (3 of 3)
(especially in women's clothing) a cut of garment consisting basically of two A-shaped panels for the front and back, designed to give increasing fullness toward the hemline.
a garment having such a cut.
being of such design or cut: an A-line coat; an A-line dress.
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How to use aline in a sentence
It was a short A-line frock that covered her arms, and she paired it with a veil and a floral crown.Natalie Portman Weds in Rodarte; Jil Sander Goes Off The Grid | The Daily Beast | August 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The dominant silhouette in the collection was an A-line, triangular shape with narrow shoulders and a full skirt.Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton and Kanye | Robin Givhan | March 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was no need of exaggeration—of any penny-a-line news, or of any sensationalism.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa | Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
This may sound like flattery, like the fulsome praise of the penny-a-line puffer.Jungle Folk | Douglas Dewar
We had got fairly abreast of them now, the rumps of the horses exactly a-line and the fore wheels whizzing together.Rodney Stone | Arthur Conan Doyle
Suppose, for the moment, that I advertised, stating my needs and qualifications in the ordinary shilling-a-line fashion.The Lady of the Basement Flat | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
British Dictionary definitions for aline (1 of 2)
a rare spelling of align
- alinement, noun
- aliner, noun
British Dictionary definitions for A-line (2 of 2)
(of a garment, esp a skirt or dress) flaring slightly from the waist or shoulders
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