ringer T-shirt

noun
variants: or ringer tee

Definition of ringer T-shirt

: 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

First Known Use of ringer T-shirt

1965, in the meaning defined above

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ringer T-shirt

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“Ringer T-shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ringer%20T-shirt. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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