knee-length

/ˈni-lɛŋθ/ (say 'nee-length)

adjective
(of a garment) coming down as far as the knees.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • knee-length — knee ,length adjective reaching your knees: knee length socks a knee length skirt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • knee-length — adj long or tall enough to reach your knees ▪ a knee length skirt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knee-length — adjective extending to the knee • Pertains to noun: ↑knee * * * kneeˈ length adjective Reaching to the knee • • • Main Entry: ↑knee * * * knee length UK US adjective reaching your knees a knee length skirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • knee-length — UK / US adjective reaching your knees a knee length skirt knee length socks …   English dictionary

  • knee-length — adj. Knee length is used with these nouns: ↑boot, ↑dress, ↑shorts, ↑skirt …   Collocations dictionary

  • knee-length — adjective long or tall enough to reach your knees: a knee length skirt …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • knee length — adj. that extends to the knee; reaching the knee …   English contemporary dictionary

  • length — W2S2 [leŋθ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size)¦ 2¦(time)¦ 3¦(books/films etc)¦ 4 run/stretch/walk etc the (full) length of something 5 shoulder length/knee length etc 6 go to some/great/any lengths (to do something) 7 at (some/great etc) length 8 the length and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knee pants — knee length pants, esp. those formerly worn by boys considered too young to wear full length trousers (often used as a term symbolizing youth): I haven t felt this way since I was in knee pants. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • knee — n. & v. n. 1 a (often attrib.) the joint between the thigh and the lower leg in humans. b the corresponding joint in other animals. c the area around this. d the upper surface of the thigh of a sitting person; the lap (held her on his knee). 2… …   Useful english dictionary

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