1. reaching to the knee: a knee-length skirt; knee-length boots

Words Nearby knee-length

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How to use knee-length in a sentence

  • Anthony—the oldest of the lot, in a knee-length tunic—turned to Gregory.

    Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  • They were heavy-set men in leather jackets and short, wide knee-length trousers.

    Beyond the Vanishing Point | Raymond King Cummings
  • He wore a brown velvet costume consisting of a jacket, knee-length breeches, and a Phrygian cap.

    The Song of Songs | Hermann Sudermann
  • The lads of the party wear buckskin breeches of knee-length, and tan strapping over tan-colored stockings.

  • Beside him was seated a peculiar looking person whose knee length skirts of khaki exposed legs encased in wrap puttees.