a band of material sewn into a shirt for stiffening, finishing, or the like, as a neckband to which the collar is sewn or buttoned.
noun 1. shirtwaist (def 2). noun 1. a dress that resembles a lengthened shirt, often worn with a belt
noun 1. shirtwaist (def 2).
noun 1. the front of a shirt, especially the part that is exposed when a jacket or vest is worn. 2. dickey1 (def 1).
noun 1. a shirtlike jacket.