[ hem-lahyn ]
/ ˈhɛmˌlaɪn /
the bottom edge of a coat, dress, skirt, etc.
the level of this edge as expressed in inches from the floor: an 18-inch hemline.
- hemlock looper,
Origin of hemline
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Examples from the Web for hemline
Flourishes of ruffles spread out from beneath the hemline, like a frilly skirt.
In order to avoid a snooze-fest, there has to be more drama than the raising or lowering of a hemline.
/ (ˈhɛmˌlaɪn) /
the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hemknee-length hemlines
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