pencil skirt

noun (C) a long narrow straight skirt

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • pencil skirt — noun A straight, close fitting skirt • • • Main Entry: ↑pencil * * * pencil skirt UK US noun [countable] [singular pencil skirt plural pencil skirts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pencil skirt — may refer to: * Popular knee length skirt shape, close fitting from hip to hem, slit at the side, front or back, often worn with tailored suit jackets (see also skirt). *Hobble skirt, a skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the… …   Wikipedia

  • pencil skirt — pencil .skirt n a long narrow straight skirt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pencil skirt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pencil skirt : singular pencil skirt plural pencil skirts a tight narrow skirt …   English dictionary

  • pencil skirt — noun A slim skirt (clothing) with a straight and narrow cut, usually approximately knee length. And for Italian sportswear giant MaxMara, the cornerstone of the show was a crisp khaki safari jacket shown over a pencil skirt …   Wiktionary

  • pencil skirt — noun a very narrow straight skirt …   English new terms dictionary

  • pencil skirt — /ˈpɛnsəl skɜt/ (say pensuhl skert) noun a long fitted skirt …   Australian English dictionary

  • Skirt — For the cut of beef, see skirt steak. Polka dot skirt on a hanger. A skirt is a tube or cone shaped garment that hangs from the waist and covers all or part of the legs. In the western world, skirts are usually considered women s clothing.… …   Wikipedia

  • pencil — n. & v. n. 1 (often attrib.) a an instrument for writing or drawing, usu. consisting of a thin rod of graphite etc. enclosed in a wooden cylinder (a pencil sketch). b a similar instrument with a metal or plastic cover and retractable lead. c a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pencil — /ˈpɛnsəl / (say pensuhl) noun 1. a thin tube of wood, etc., with a core of graphite, chalk, or the like, for drawing or writing. 2. style or skill in painting or delineation. 3. a slender, pointed piece of some marking substance. 4. a stick of… …   Australian English dictionary

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