Definition of three-quarter in English:

three-quarter

Syllabification: three-quar·ter

adjective

[attributive]
1Consisting of three quarters of something (used especially with reference to size or length): a three-quarter length cashmere coat
More example sentences
  • The first is around 11-years-old, 5 foot 3 inches tall with long dark hair, who was wearing a three-quarter length beige coat and a white top and black trousers.
  • He says it could add extra ounces to his already heavy weight, which the star keeps camouflaged at home under tracksuits and three-quarter length coats.
  • He was wearing a three-quarter length over-sized black coat, woolly black hat and scarf, which covered almost all of his face.
1.1(Of a view or depiction of a person’s face) at an angle between full face and profile.
More example sentences
  • Students also may imagine how it would look from different angles from the three-quarter view seen here that includes two sides of each box, but with more of one side visible than the other.
  • In the life-size portrait, Correggio painted a young woman in three-quarter view, seated beneath trees of laurel and ivy, which form a kind of niche around her head.
  • Two of the more expressive and powerfully structured compositions show the artist in three-quarter view, dramatically lit.

Definition of three-quarter in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: gliː
noun
great delight, especially from one's own good fortune…