muscle shirt

noun

Definition of muscle shirt

: a close-fitting usually sleeveless T-shirt

Examples of muscle shirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rafael Nadal, a 17-year-old swashbuckling Spaniard in a muscle shirt and capri pants bursts onto the tennis scene on Key Biscayne in 2004. Michelle Kaufman, miamiherald, "Key Biscayne gave us first All-Williams final — and ballgirl who won point against Agassi | Miami Herald," 19 Mar. 2018 The suspect is described as a male, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, approximately 140 to 180 pounds and wearing a white muscle shirt. Dana Guthrie, Houston Chronicle, "HPD searching for suspect in murder of apparent robbery victim," 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of muscle shirt

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Muscle shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muscle%20shirt. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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