Hawaiian shirt

noun

Definition of Hawaiian shirt

: a usually short-sleeved sport shirt with a colorful pattern

First Known Use of Hawaiian shirt

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Hawaiian shirt was in 1952

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“Hawaiian shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hawaiian%20shirt. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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