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tea-length

Syllabification: tea-length

Definition of tea-length in English:

adjective

Denoting a dress or skirt of a length that falls above the ankle and below the knee: a tea-length prom dress was out of the question
More example sentences
  • She described the queen's hat, of course, and her tea-length mint green dress.
  • At 4:30, the sky was overcast and the breeze blustery, but we carried on, ten bridesmaids in strapless tea-length dresses.
  • She wore a full, tea-length blue and white gingham skirt.

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