shirt jacket

shirt jacket
noun Date: 1879 a jacket designed in the style of a shirt — called also shirt-jac

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shirt jacket — shirt′ jack et n. clo a shirtlike jacket …   From formal English to slang

  • shirt jacket — noun : a jacket having an open shirtlike collar and usually long sleeves with cuffs : a shirt designed to be worn over another shirt or blouse * * * a shirtlike jacket. Also, shirt jac /sherrt jak /, shirt jac …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirt jacket — a shirtlike jacket. Also, shirt jac /sherrt jak /, shirt jac. * * * …   Universalium

  • shirt suit — noun : a clothing ensemble consisting of a shirt or shirt jacket and matching pants …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirt-jac — noun see shirt jacket …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shirt-jac — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦jak noun ( s) Etymology: by shortening : shirt jacket herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirt-sleeve — shirt′ sleeve or shirt′sleeve , also shirt′ sleeved , shirt′ sleeves adj. 1) not wearing a jacket; informally dressed 2) cvb warm enough to not require a jacket or coat: shirt sleeve weather[/ex] 3) direct and straightforward in approach, manner …   From formal English to slang

  • shirt — [shʉrt] n. [ME shert < OE scyrte (akin to Ger schürze, apron, ON skyrta, shirt) < base of scort, SHORT] 1. a) the usual sleeved garment worn by men on the upper part of the body, often under a coat or jacket, typically having a collar and a …   English World dictionary

  • shirt-sleeved — shirt ,sleeved adjective wearing a shirt but not a jacket: a group of shirt sleeved men in baggy pants …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shirt front — shirt′ front or shirt′front n. 1) the front of a shirt, esp. the part exposed when a jacket or vest is worn 2) dickey I, 1) • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

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