T-shirt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n T-shirt a close-fitting pullover shirt
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Usage

In literature:

I don't believe you've a shirt in the world beyond what you've got there.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
And the shirt studs wa'n't mates, and the collar was one of them saw edged laundry veterans.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
I say, it will want rather a large soldier for that shirt, won't it?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 26th, 1914" by Various
I didn't bother to put my shirt back on first, and that was a mistake.
"The Risk Profession" by Donald Edwin Westlake
I don't say Laura is standing in with Kitty on this shirt-waist smuggling.
"The Cheerful Smugglers" by Ellis Parker Butler
He hadn't a second shirt to his back so I grub-staked him.
"The Dominant Dollar" by Will Lillibridge
Didn't need no clothes in de summer time but a shirt.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
I haven't got but one shirt.
"Ben, the Luggage Boy;" by Horatio Alger
I can't make shirts or knit comforters.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914" by Various
Better off, far, than the happy man in the story who didn't have a shirt to his back!
"Mayflower (Flor de mayo)" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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In poetry:

the way it was shaping up I could see that I was
hardly Dylan Thomas yet, not even
Robert Creeley. certainly Creeley wouldn't have
had beerstains on his
shirt.
"O, We Are The Outcasts" by Charles Bukowski
The first was the shirt. How that old waddy swore.
It jest wouldn't go on and it ripped and it tore.
The boots they jest wouldn't go onto his feet
And the old Levi pants was too small in the seat.
"His Old Clothes" by Bruce Kiskaddon
And I'll take
my painting shirt
washed over and over of course
spotted with every yellow kitchen I've painted.
God, you don't mind if I bring all my kitchens?
They hold the family laughter and the soup.
"Clothes" by Anne Sexton
We won't talk of his pretty shaps, his fussy shirt, and such,
Cose all we want to mention here is how he got in Dutch.
We led out that Coyote hoss, and had him kinda riled,
And it didn't look as though this boy was anything but piled.
"That Bucking Bronk, Coyote" by Curley Fletcher
"I saw you fall," she sort of sung: you couldn't say she talked,
For her voice had springtime in it, like the way she looked an' walked.
"I saw you fall," she sung at me. "I hope you were not hurt."
An' suddenly I was aware I wore my oldest shirt.
"The Vision" by C J Dennis

In news:

I will not miss seeing advertisements for T-shirts that bear the slogan "Bros before Hos".
A technical T-shirt is part of the charitable company's new line of performance apparel.
Among the activities are wet T-shirt contests, pudding wrestling, and… Coleslaw Wrestling.
All donors will receive a t-shirt.
Clinton High's Distribute Education Clubs of America (DECA) students will sell homecoming T-shirts at tonight's game pitting the Arrows against Jim Hill.
Some fans wore t-shirts to complain about last Monday's call.
Peace out with the totally rad T-shirts made with Plaid's Simply Screen screen-printing supplies.
If he felt odd in a Washington Wizards practice T-shirt, it didn't show.
Modeling a Climate Week T-shirt designed for this year's event.
George Ortega wears a "Save Oxnard College" T-shirt while working in the editing bays located in the Performing Arts building on the campus of Oxnard College Tuesday afternoon.
Last week, I took a walk in a juggalo's shoes — or at least his T-shirt.
Veterans for Ron Paul T-shirt (Facebook).
Investigators are trying to piece together what caused a quiet loner laid off from his T-shirt designing job to ambush and kill an apparel company executive outside the Empire State Building.
Jabbar, a man with deep-set eyes and a dirty T-shirt, sat in an alley that veers off the shrine.
Put away the T-shirts, flip-flops, bug spray and bunk lists.
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