pencil skirt

[ pen-suhl skert ]
/ ˈpɛn səl ˌskərt /

noun

a close-fitting skirt that hangs straight down or tapers toward the hem.

Nearby words

  1. pencil box,
  2. pencil cedar,
  3. pencil crayon,
  4. pencil gate,
  5. pencil pusher,
  6. pencil stripe,
  7. penciliform,
  8. penciling,
  9. pend,
  10. pend oreille

Origin of pencil skirt

First recorded in 1950–55

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