shirt·​ing ˈshər-tiŋ How to pronounce shirting (audio)
: fabric suitable for shirts

Examples of shirting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Overall, the message was clean and classic with denim, white shirting and subtle nautical nods. Alex Badia, WWD, 2 July 2024 Reginald Christian, senior fashion manager, menswear at Saks Favorite collections: Prada’s garments proposed a new way of dressing for spring; trousers and shirting had a trompe-l’oeil effect, forcing us to lean in closer and consider whether the items were really there. Luisa Zargani, WWD, 18 June 2024 In the world of men’s shirting, there’s an abundance of prints cast on myriad silhouettes. Ashley W. Simpson, Robb Report, 20 Feb. 2024 The collection was a perfect blend of menswear tweeds, shirtings, and William Morris prints for an uber-chic offhand attitude. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, 13 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for shirting 

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Word History

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shirting was in 1604

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“Shirting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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