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sport shirt

or sports shirt

a long- or short-sleeved soft shirt for informal wear by men, having a squared-off shirttail that may be left outside the trousers, usually worn without a tie.
Compare dress shirt.
Origin of sport shirt
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Midway up the stairs, the girl already had stripped off her sports shirt.

    Swamp Island Mildred A. Wirt
  • He wore powder-blue slacks and a sports shirt and his golden hair was carefully ringleted.

    Jimsy and the Monsters Walt Sheldon
British Dictionary definitions for sports shirt

sports shirt

a man's informal shirt, sometimes of knitted wool or cotton, which may be worn outside the trousers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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