What does shirt mean?

Definitions for shirt
ʃɜrtshirt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shirt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shirtverb

    a garment worn on the upper half of the body

  2. shirtverb

    put a shirt on

Wiktionary

  1. shirtnoun

    An article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms.

  2. shirtnoun

    a member of the shirt-wearing team.

  3. Etymology: scyrte, from *skurtijōn. Cognate with Dutch schort, German Schürze. skirt is a parallel formation from Old Norse; compare also short, from the same ultimate source.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shirtnoun

    a loose under-garment for the upper part of the body, made of cotton, linen, or other material; -- formerly used of the under-garment of either sex, now commonly restricted to that worn by men and boys

  2. Shirt

    to cover or clothe with a shirt, or as with a shirt

  3. Etymology: [OE. schirte, sherte, schurte; akin to Icel. skyrta, Dan. skiorte, Sw. skjorta, Dan. skirt a petticoat, D. schort a petticoat, an argon, G. schurz, schrze, an argon; all probably from the root of E. short, as being originally a short garment. See Short, and cf. Skirt.]

Freebase

  1. Shirt

    A shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. Originally an undergarment worn exclusively by men, it has become, in American English, a catch-all term for almost any garment other than outerwear such as sweaters, coats, jackets, or undergarments such as bras, vests or base layers. In British English, a shirt is more specifically a garment with a collar, sleeves with cuffs and a full vertical opening with buttons or snaps.. A shirt can also be worn with a necktie under the shirt collar.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shirt

    shėrt, n. a short garment worn next the body by men: an interior lining in a blast-furnace.—v.t. to cover as with a shirt.—ns. Shirt′-frill, a fine cambric frill worn in the early years of the 19th century on the breast of the shirt; Shirt′-front, that part of the shirt which is open and covers the breast, generally of finer material, starched stiffly; Shirt′ing, cloth for shirts: shirts collectively.—adj. Shirt′less, without a shirt.—ns. Shirt′-sleeve, the sleeve of a shirt; Shirt′-waist, a woman's overgarment or blouse, coming to the waist and belted there.—Bloody shirt, a blood-stained shirt, as the symbol of murder; Boiled shirt, a white shirt clean washed; In one's shirt-sleeves, without the coat. [Scand.; Ice. skyrtaskortr, shortness.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. SHIRT

    Every man's bosom friend.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shirt' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3590

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shirt' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2752

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shirt' in Nouns Frequency: #1207

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of shirt in a Sentence

  1. Dennis Roberts:

    We said, 'Make sure you look him in the eye.' I'm saying make sure you give him a firm handshake,' and she showed him ... he tucked his shirt in.

  2. Andy Baker:

    We could put a t-shirt on 20 people in a ward and a clinician can walk in with an i-Pad and see all 20 heart rates.

  3. Scott Harrison:

    I think so many charities have operated in shame and guilt: Let me make you feel as bad as possible about yourself so you’ll reach into your wallet and give. For us, it’s much more invitational. It’s a great opportunity not based in guilt or shame, no one is going to wear a T-shirt about an organization that makes you feel lousy about yourself. But we do wear T-shirts from Nike because Nike makes us feel great about ourselves. Nike believes that within us is greatness.

  4. Regina King:

    Whether you like it or not, when youve decided to take on this career choice to be a part of the thespian community if you have some success in it, you do have a platform, Regina King said. And I love being a Black woman. I loved being a Black girl. I love being American and its important that people see all of those things together. LOUISVILLE AGREES TO $ 12M SETTLEMENT WITH BREONNA TAYLORS FAMILY, PLEDGES POLICE REFORM Added the If Beale Street Could Talk actress : When you have the platform to celebrate that, when you have the platform to remind those that tend to look past Black girls, Black women and you have the opportunity to celebrate, Im repeating myself, but I will do it a million times over you take it, you seize it. And so when I saw my sister Uzo [ Aduba ] had on the same shirt, it just was a confirmation that this was right. Regina King told reporters that accepting Regina King Emmy win from the confines of her home gave her more jitters than she would have on stageand lamented the fact that Regina King couldnt share the honor with Regina King cast and crew. Regina King. ( ABC via Getty Images) I think my nerves are more jittery here at home.

  5. James Ciaramello:

    So I went out to the store, I bought him it, and the next day, there on after, he came in with the uniform every day — T-shirt, uniform, everything.

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