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Words used to describe length

abbreviated

adjective

shorter because some parts have been removed

attenuated

adjective

long and thin

come down

to be long or deep enough to reach a particular lower point or level

elongated

adjective

longer and narrower than is normal or natural

floor-length

adjective

a floor-length curtain, dress etc hangs so that it almost reaches the floor

foreshortened

adjective

if something in a picture is foreshortened, it seems shorter or smaller than it is

full-length

adjective

a full-length mirror or picture shows someone’s whole body including their feet

go down

to be long enough to reach a particular lower point or level

go up

to be long or tall enough to reach a particular higher point or level

long

adjective

measuring a large amount from one end to the other

long

adjective

used for saying or asking how far it is from one end of something to the other

long

adjective

a long list has a lot of things on it

longish

adjective

fairly long

short

adjective

not long enough, or not tall enough

spidery

adjective

long and thin

stretch

verb

to continue for a particular distance

stringy

adjective

like string in appearance

stubby

adjective

short and thick

stumpy

adjective

short and thick

truncated

adjective

made shorter, especially by having the end or top removed

as long as your arm

a list that is as long as your arm is very long

from stem to stern

from one end to the other

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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