Shirt



noun
1.
a long- or short-sleeved garment for the upper part of the body, usually lightweight and having a collar and a front opening.
2.
an undergarment of cotton, or other material, for the upper part of the body.
3.
a shirtwaist.
4.
a nightshirt.
Idioms
5.
in one’s shirt sleeves, without a coat:
It was so hot that they worked in their shirt sleeves.
Also, in one’s shirt-sleeves.
6.
keep one’s shirt on, Informal. to refrain from becoming angry or impatient; remain calm:
Tell him to keep his shirt on until we’re ready.
7.
lose one’s shirt, Informal. to lose all that one possesses; suffer a severe financial reverse:
He lost his shirt in the stock market.
noun
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.
(informal) keep your shirt on, refrain from losing your temper (often used as an exhortation to another)
4.
(informal) put one’s shirt on, to bet all one has on (a horse, etc)
5.
(informal) lose one’s shirt on, to lose all one has on (a horse, etc)
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