lose one's shirt
Definition of lose one's shirt
chiefly US, informal
: to lose a lot of money because of a bad bet or investment Many investors lost their shirts when the market crashed.
Word by Word Definitions
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: to suffer deprivation of : part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner
: 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
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