ringer T-shirt

noun

variants or ringer tee
: a T-shirt with a band of ribbed fabric in a contrasting color on the collar and sleeves
If you like to keep it casual, remember: a ringer-T-shirt or polo is just as comfortable as that old T-shirt, and infinitely more stylish.Nada Manley
She accessorized the new look with a vintage ringer tee and jeans. What's notable is that both the outfit and hair absolutely read like something you could wear in either 1987 or 2007 without looking out of place.Ella Cerón
Add a little pop to a monochromatic outfit with a ringer tee. The piece lends an athletic flair to feminine items.Avery Matera

Examples of ringer T-shirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 'Mad Men' Cast Then & Now In the August Instagram post, Jones modeled an oversized navy-and-white ringer T-shirt layered over what appears to be a black lace slip dress. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2024 In the photos, Jones models an oversize navy-and-white ringer T-shirt layered over what appears to be a black lace slip dress. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 31 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ringer T-shirt was in 1965

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“Ringer T-shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ringer%20T-shirt. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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