Shirt-sleeve



or shirtsleeve, shirt-sleeved, shirt-sleeves
[shurt-sleev] /ˈʃɜrtˌsliv/
adjective
1.
not wearing a jacket; informally dressed:
a shirt-sleeve mob.
2.
warm enough to live or work in without wearing a jacket or coat:
shirt-sleeve weather in November.
3.
simple, plain, and informal; direct and straightforward in approach, manner, etc.:
shirt-sleeve diplomacy.

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