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English definition of “knee-length”


adjective     /ˈniː.leŋθ/
Something that is knee-length is long enough to reach the knee : knee-length socks a knee-length skirt Measurements in generalThe style, appearance, and make-up of clothes
(Definition of knee-length adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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