Pronunciation: (thrē'kwôr'tur), [key]
1. consisting of or involving three quarters of a whole or of the usual length: a blouse with a three-quarter sleeve.
2. (of a portrait) showing the face as seen from in front and somewhat to the side: a three-quarter view. Also,three'-quar'ters.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.