Definition of T-shirt in English:


Line breaks: T-shirt
(also tee shirt)


A short-sleeved casual top, generally made of cotton, having the shape of a T when spread out flat.
More example sentences
  • Stripes are striking out on the style front too, on T-shirts, cotton shirts and shorts too.
  • She quickly changed her jeans and exchanged her tee shirt for a bulky sweatshirt.
  • He wore white slip-on shoes, brown jeans, a blue T-shirt and a yellow sports jacket.



(also tee-shirted) adjective
More example sentences
  • Tee-shirted young men in tight-fitting jeans roamed about with solemn, unsmiling expressions.
  • Unlike the '60s of tie-dyed, T-shirted hippies caterwauling folk songs of peace, the year 1964 was closer in spirit to the '50s than the tumult usually associated with the stereotypical '60s.
  • Following a T-shirted bouncer through the sold-out crowd of about 450, Mr. Bell hopped onto the stage.

Definition of T-shirt in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily