body shirt


Definition of body shirt

1 : a close-fitting shirt or blouse
2 : a woman's close-fitting top made with a sewn-in or snapped crotch

Examples of body shirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Love that summer uniform…the tank-top jumpsuit s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d like taffy over the chocolate net, see-through, pectoralis major body shirt. Gail Sheehy, Daily Intelligencer, "Wide Open City/Part II: Redpants and Sugarman," 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of body shirt

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Body shirt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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