dress shirt

noun
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of dress shirt

: a man's shirt especially for wear with evening dress; broadly : a shirt suitable for wear with a necktie

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First Known Use of dress shirt

1849

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DRESS SHIRT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of dress shirt for English Language Learners

  • : a man's shirt that is usually worn with a necktie

  • : a man's formal white shirt that is worn with a bow tie


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