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whole-length

[adjective hohl-lengkth, -length; noun hohl-lengkth, -length]
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adjective
  1. extended to or having its entire length; not shortened or abridged: a whole-length report.
  2. portraying, reflecting, or accommodating the full length of the human figure: a whole-length sofa; a whole-length portrait of the general.
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noun
  1. a portrait or statue showing the full length of its subject: The painting gallery had a roomful of whole-lengths.
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Historical Examples

  • That makes him appear awkward, and not unlike the whole-length figure of Gibbon the historian.

    Lord John Russell

    Stuart J. Reid

  • One of the figures was a whole-length likeness of myself, which suddenly vanished, and was replaced by a skeleton.

  • Mrs. Walraven stood up, walked over to the whole-length mirror, and took a prolonged and complacent view of her full-blown charms.

    The Unseen Bridgegroom

    May Agnes Fleming

  • The doors on either side of the altar have generally a whole-length figure of a saint painted on them.

  • A whole-length picture of the governor was hung up in the working-rooms of the house.