floor-length

[flawr-lengkth, -length, flohr-]
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Origin of floor-length

First recorded in 1935–40
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Contemporary Examples of floor-length

Historical Examples of floor-length

  • 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.

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    Russell Burton