undershirt


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un·der·shirt

 (ŭn′dər-shûrt′)
n.
An upper undergarment, typically having short or no sleeves, worn next to the skin under a shirt.

undershirt

(ˈʌndəˌʃɜːt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) chiefly US and Canadian an undergarment worn under a blouse or shirt. Brit name: vest

un•der•shirt

(ˈʌn dərˌʃɜrt)

n.
an undergarment for the torso, typically of lightweight fabric with or without sleeves.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undershirt - a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the bodyundershirt - a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
Translations
tílko
vest
aluspaita
potkošulja
肌着
(남자용) 속 셔츠
spodnja majica
undertröja
เสื้อกั๊ก
áo lót

undershirt

[ˈʌndəʃɜːt] N (US) → camiseta f

undershirt

[ˈʌndərʃɜːrt] n (US)maillot m de corps

undershirt

[ˈʌndəˌʃɜːt] n (Am) → maglietta, canottiera

undershirt

قَمِيصٌ تـَحْتِيّ tílko vest Unterhemd γιλέκο camiseta de tirantes, chaleco aluspaita débardeur potkošulja canottiera 肌着 (남자용) 속 셔츠 vest vest kamizelka camiseta, colete жилет undertröja เสื้อกั๊ก atlet áo lót 背心

undershirt

n. camiseta.

undershirt

n camiseta
References in classic literature ?
For that matter, there was very little heat anywhere in the building, except in the cooking rooms and such places--and it was the men who worked in these who ran the most risk of all, because whenever they had to pass to another room they had to go through ice-cold corridors, and sometimes with nothing on above the waist except a sleeveless undershirt.
The knit silk undershirt they brought me was on a new plan, and was really a sensible thing; it opened behind, and had pockets in it to put your shoulder-blades in; but they did not seem to fit mine, and so I found it a sort of uncomfortable garment.
Here, ready for instant lighting, was gathered a huge pile of dry branches, while from a lofty pole which they had set in the ground there floated an improvised distress signal fashioned from a red undershirt which belonged to the mate of the Kincaid.
He was clad in a thin undershirt and a strip of cotton cloth, that wrapped about his waist and descended to his knees.
To complete his costume, a floppy felt hat, distinctly Rembrandtish in effect, perched half on his head and mostly over one ear; a sixpenny, white cotton undershirt covered his torso; and from a belt about his middle dangled a tobacco pouch, a sheath-knife, filled clips of cartridges, and a huge automatic pistol in a leather holster.
Daughtry said, while Kwaque was pulling off his shirt and undershirt.
I married, and my standard of living rose; but Otoo remained the same old-time Otoo, moving about the house or trailing through the office, his wooden pipe in his mouth, a shilling undershirt on his back, and a four-shilling lava-lava about his loins.
From shoulder to wrist of the crossed arms, the coat-sleeve, blue flannel shirt and undershirt were ripped in rags, while the arms themselves were terribly slashed and streaming blood.
He had thrown off his green jerkin, and his chest was covered only by a pink silk jupon, or undershirt, cut low in the neck and sleeveless.
I was eight years old when I wore my first little undershirt actually sold in a store across the counter.
At the wheel stood a tall South Sea Islander, clad in white undershirt and scarlet hip-cloth.
Clinging to the woodwork, staggering with the roll of the ship, and aided by the cook, I managed to slip into a rough woollen undershirt.