a lightweight, usually knitted, pullover shirt, close-fitting and with a round neckline and short sleeves, worn as an undershirt or outer garment.
Also, tee-shirt.
Also called T, tee.

1940–45; named from its shape

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T-shirt or tee shirt
a lightweight simple garment for the upper body, usually short-sleeved
[so called because of its shape]
tee shirt or tee shirt
[so called because of its shape]

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Word Origin & History

1920, in allusion to the shape it makes when laid out flat.
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Example sentences for tshirt
Women normally wear a skirt and a tshirt or a tank top, or a sports dress.
A shirt that is either longer or shorter than this ceases to be a tshirt.
After wwii the tshirt started appearing without a shirt covering it in civilian life.
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