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(of a garment) reaching down to the hips.‘a hip-length jacket’
- ‘He was wearing dark blue sports trousers, a similar coloured hip-length jacket and a blue-grey woolly hat.’
- ‘By the 1930s, Pringle had formalised the design into a simple, hip-length cardigan and matching top.’
- ‘Sierra Designs pulled off a complex juggling act to produce a hip-length, multifeatured parka that tips the scales at 20 ounces.’
- ‘Over the drawers she put on either a hip-length knitted vest and a short petticoat or a chemise.’
- ‘He was wearing white trainers and a hip-length jacket in thin material.’
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