Hawaiian shirt

noun

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

Examples of Hawaiian shirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The silence is delightfully interrupted by three older men dressed in loafers and Hawaiian shirts conversing animatedly in Greek over a half-empty box of almond cookies. Tara Massouleh McCay, Southern Living, 5 July 2024 The bobblehead features a colorful parrot wearing a Hawaiian shirt and a backward baseball cap while playing the guitar. Buffett, who delighted fans at thousands of venues across the world during his career, died in September. Christina Mayo, Miami Herald, 26 June 2024 Customers will accumulate points for catching digital coneys, which can be redeemed for various prizes that include a Skyline Hawaiian shirt, a Coke slushy machine and more. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 24 June 2024 And someone who spends the summer months bottomless brunching in vintage band tees, bachelorette costumes and ’90s sweaters; cowgirl boots, pop-star party dresses and big-time Hawaiian shirts. Daniel Rodgers, Glamour, 18 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for Hawaiian shirt 

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 24 Jul. 2024.

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