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polo shirt

noun
1.
a short-sleeved, pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton or cottonlike knit, with a round neckband or a turnover collar.
Also called polo.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Examples for polo shirt
  • One of the interviewees that came in had read up on the company and showed up in birkenstocks, shorts and a polo shirt.
  • Don't worry that she'll be turned off by your polo shirt, friend.
  • He was dressed in dark jeans, sneakers, and a tight-fitting polo shirt.
  • He was dressed in khaki trousers, a polo shirt, and a sport coat.
  • It's in how she extends her arms toward me, wearing that formfitting polo shirt.
  • In his rumpled polo shirt, he shuffles groggily downstairs to his mahogany-paneled living room.
  • Biondi arrives in a dark green polo shirt, tan slacks, and navy blue sport coat.
  • He wore an oversize polo shirt, baggy slacks, and a baseball cap slightly askew.
  • Photographs remind her that she was wearing a polo shirt and blue jeans when she won.
  • Toddlers look adorable in khakis and a white polo shirt.
British Dictionary definitions for polo shirt

polo shirt

noun
1.
a knitted cotton short-sleeved shirt with a collar and three-button opening at the neck
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Contemporary definitions for polo shirt
noun

See golf shirt

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