polo shirt


: a close-fitting pullover often knit shirt with short or long sleeves and turnover collar or banded neck

Examples of polo shirt in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of polo shirt was in 1887

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“Polo shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polo%20shirt. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

polo shirt

: a close-fitting pullover shirt of knitted fabric
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