shirt

noun
ADJECTIVE
clean
crisp, fresh

He wears a crisp white shirt to the office every day.

long-sleeved, short-sleeved
sleeveless
button-down, collared, collarless
open-necked (esp. BrE), unbuttoned (esp. AmE)
cotton, denim, flannel, oxford (AmE), silk, etc.
dress, tuxedo (AmE)
check (BrE), checked, checkered (AmE), plaid (AmE), plain, striped
baggy, oversized
loose, tight
dress
football (BrE), golf (esp. AmE), polo, rugby, sport (AmE), sports, team
replica (BrE)

replica football shirts with Beckham's famous number 7

Hawaiian

He sported a floral Hawaiian shirt.

muscle (= a T-shirt with very short or no sleeves, worn by men) (AmE)
night (usually nightshirt) (esp. AmE)
hair (= worn in the past by people who wished to punish themselves for religious reasons) (often figurative)
VERB + SHIRT
button, button up, unbutton
pull off
tuck in

He tucked his shirt into his pants.

wash
iron
SHIRT + NOUN
button, collar, cuff, front, pocket, sleeve, tail
number (esp. BrE)

a footballer's shirt number

PHRASES
shirt and tie

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Shirt — Shirt …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • shirt — ► NOUN 1) a garment for the upper body, with a collar and sleeves and buttons down the front. 2) a similar garment of light material without full fastenings, worn for sports and leisure. ● keep your shirt on Cf. ↑keep your shirt on ● lose one s… …   English terms dictionary

  • shirt — [ ʃɜrt ] noun count *** a piece of men s clothing that covers the top part of the body. It usually has long sleeves and buttons down the front: One of his shirt buttons was missing. a cotton/silk/denim shirt a. a similar piece of clothing worn by …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shirt — W3S2 [ʃə:t US ʃə:rt] n [: Old English; Origin: scyrte] 1.) a piece of clothing that covers the upper part of your body and your arms, usually has a collar, and is fastened at the front by buttons →↑blouse ▪ I have to wear a shirt and tie to work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shirt — O.E. scyrte skirt, tunic, from P.Gmc. *skurtijon a short garment (Cf. O.N. skyrta, Swed. skjorta skirt, kirtle; M.Du. scorte, Du. schort apron; M.H.G. schurz, Ger. Schurz apron ), from the same source as O.E. scort, sceort (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • shirt — shirt·ing; shirt·less; shirt·man; shirt; shirt·waist·er; shirt·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • 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 — Shirt, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Shirted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shirting}.] To cover or clothe with a shirt, or as with a shirt. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shirt — 〈 [ʃœ:t] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 (meist kurzärmeliges) Hemd aus weichem Baumwollstoff; T Shirt; PoloShirt [Etym.: engl., »Hemd«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • shirt|y — «SHUR tee», adjective, shirt|i|er, shirt|i|est. British Slang. ill tempered; ill natured …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shirt — Shirt, n. [OE. schirte, sherte, schurte; akin to Icel. skyrta, Dan. skiorte, Sw. skjorta, Dan. ski[ o]rt a petticoat, D. schort a petticoat, an argon, G. schurz, sch[ u]rze, an argon; all probably from the root of E. short, as being originally a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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