keep your shirt on

Definition of keep your shirt on

informal

  1. —used to tell someone to calm down or be more patient “Aren't you ready yet?” “Keep your shirt on! I'll be ready in a minute.”

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

yourplay
  1. :  of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors , agent or agents , or object or objects of an action

    :  of or relating to one or oneself

    : used with little or no meaning almost as an equivalent to the definite article the

shirtplay
  1. :  a garment for the upper part of the body: such as

    :  a cloth garment usually having a collar, sleeves, a front opening, and a tail long enough to be tucked inside trousers or a skirt

    :  undershirt


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