shirt definition, shirt meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

shirt

  

      n  
1    a garment worn on the upper part of the body, esp. by men, usually of light material and typically having a collar and sleeves and buttoning up the front  
2       short for       nightshirt       undershirt  
3    keep your shirt on  
Informal   refrain from losing your temper (often used as an exhortation to another)  
4    put or lose one's shirt on  
Informal   to bet or lose all one has on (a horse, etc.)  
     (Old English scyrte; related to Old English sceort short, Old Norse skyrta skirt, Middle High German schurz apron)  


boiled shirt  
      n  
Informal   a dress shirt with a stiff front  
Brown Shirt  
      n  
1    (in Nazi Germany) a storm trooper  
2    a member of any fascist party or group  
dress shirt  
      n   a man's shirt, usually white, worn as part of formal evening dress, usually having a stiffened or decorative front  
grandad shirt  
      n   a long-sleeved collarless shirt  
hair shirt  
      n  
1    a shirt made of haircloth worn next to the skin as a penance  
2    a secret trouble or affliction  
polo shirt  
      n   a knitted cotton short-sleeved shirt with a collar and three-button opening at the neck  
shirt-lifter  
      n  
Derogatory slang   a homosexual  
shirt-tail  
      n   the part of a shirt that extends below the waist  
sports shirt  
      n   a man's informal shirt, sometimes of knitted wool or cotton, which may be worn outside the trousers  
stuffed shirt  
      n  
Informal   a pompous or formal person  
tee shirt  
      n      a variant of       T-shirt  
T-shirt   , tee shirt  
      n   a lightweight simple garment for the upper body, usually short-sleeved  
     (so called because of its shape)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collins
bush jacket   , shirt         
      n   a casual jacket or shirt having four patch pockets and a belt  


boiled shirt  
      n  
Informal   a dress shirt with a stiff front  
Brown Shirt  
      n  
1    (in Nazi Germany) a storm trooper  
2    a member of any fascist party or group  
dress shirt  
      n   a man's shirt, usually white, worn as part of formal evening dress, usually having a stiffened or decorative front  
grandad shirt  
      n   a long-sleeved collarless shirt  
hair shirt  
      n  
1    a shirt made of haircloth worn next to the skin as a penance  
2    a secret trouble or affliction  
polo shirt  
      n   a knitted cotton short-sleeved shirt with a collar and three-button opening at the neck  
shirt         
      n  
1    a garment worn on the upper part of the body, esp. by men, usually of light material and typically having a collar and sleeves and buttoning up the front  
2       short for       nightshirt       undershirt  
3    keep your shirt on  
Informal   refrain from losing your temper (often used as an exhortation to another)  
4    put or lose one's shirt on  
Informal   to bet or lose all one has on (a horse, etc.)  
     (Old English scyrte; related to Old English sceort short, Old Norse skyrta skirt, Middle High German schurz apron)  
shirt-lifter  
      n  
Derogatory slang   a homosexual  
shirt-tail  
      n   the part of a shirt that extends below the waist  
sports shirt  
      n   a man's informal shirt, sometimes of knitted wool or cotton, which may be worn outside the trousers  
stuffed shirt  
      n  
Informal   a pompous or formal person  
tee shirt  
      n      a variant of       T-shirt  
T-shirt   , tee shirt         
      n   a lightweight simple garment for the upper body, usually short-sleeved  
     (so called because of its shape)  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising