Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Reaching up to the thighs.
  • noun A sock or stocking that extends to cover part of the thigh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Up to the thigh
  • adjective That is at thigh level; that reaches up or down to thigh level.
  • noun A hold-up stocking.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A tall woman in her late forties lounged in a chair and stretched out legs encased in thigh-high leather spike-heeled boots that managed, on her, to look elegant.

    Day of Honey

  • The spoiled bank heiress had, apparently, gone shopping and found a pair of shiny gold, thigh-high platform boots not unlike the red ones Menessos had provided me for the Erus Veneficus ceremony.

    Arcane Circle

  • She was recently on Jay Leno wearing a mini skirt and not knee-high boots, but thigh-high boots and looked incredible.

    Ora Nadrich: Not My Daughter's Jeans

  • The poor postman, it's not fair to make him wade through thigh-high snow banks to deliver my mail.

    Suzette Standring: Useful Mind Tricks for the Next Snowstorm

  • "Boardwalk Empire" actress Paz de la Huerta hit the red carpet in a soft pink gown with a thigh-high slit at tonight's Emmy Awards.

    Paz De La Huerta Emmys 2011 PHOTO: Love It Or Leave It?

  • She was recently on Jay Leno wearing a mini skirt and not knee-high boots, but thigh-high boots and looked incredible.

    Ora Nadrich: Not My Daughter's Jeans

  • If you ask me, thigh-high platform boots should be outlawed.

    Arcane Circle

  • The spoiled bank heiress had, apparently, gone shopping and found a pair of shiny gold, thigh-high platform boots not unlike the red ones Menessos had provided me for the Erus Veneficus ceremony.

    Arcane Circle

  • It was a very sexy gown with a thigh-high slit in the front.

    My Fair Wedding

  • The poor postman, it's not fair to make him wade through thigh-high snow banks to deliver my mail.

    Suzette Standring: Useful Mind Tricks for the Next Snowstorm

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