from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The line of a garment around the hips.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the line formed by measuring the hip at its greatest part.
  • n. the line formed by the lower edge of hiplength garment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the line formed by the lower edge of hip-length garment
  • n. the line formed by measuring the hip at its greatest part


hip +‎ line (Wiktionary)


  • View 3 features a back kick pleat and tab trim at hipline. go ahead!

    Wiki How-To and Contest! - A Dress A Day

  • You can take any straight-dress pattern sheath or, for me, princess line, seamed at the hip or not, and put a row of Big Decorative Buttons at the hipline.

    Two skirts are better than one. - A Dress A Day

  • Here and there in the collar, I put little violet satin bows, the streamers coming down from underneath the collar to the hipline of the dress, as if the bows had been made and then pulled through the top.

    Women I Have Dressed (and Undressed!)

  • If you dropped the skirt length, you had to drop the hipline of the top for it to look right.

    Women I Have Dressed (and Undressed!)

  • She was a little busty and had a very attractive hipline, but gave an impression of being small and compact.

    hey jennie

  • Gwenhidwy is drinking from the bottle, carrying on a running slap-and-tickle with Estelle and getting in a fast game of where'd-he-go-there-he-is with Arch her youngest around the broad mouton hipline of his mother who keeps trying to smack him but he's too fast.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • West and east the view was the same; though the blue hipline was lacking in those directions.

    Red Nails

  • She will be wearing slim-silhouette pajamas with padded shoulders and a back-flaring hipline.

    Man Alive

  • She loves certain features of it, perhaps the clever embroidery, the magnificent beadwork, or the sumptuous Calais lace; but the stiff netting inside draws blood from her hipline and the metal bone pierces her heart like dull tailoring shears, and the bodice is cut so that it suffocates her.

    The Full Feed from

  • The Calorie Shaper Pant technology focuses on the hipline which is the area used by people when walking and climbing stairs. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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