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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Layer over shirting or a turtleneck. The Editors, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Oct. 2021 Bespoke shirting is a luxury—one that can be a bit overwhelming to outsiders like me. Emilia Petrarca, Vogue, 22 Mar. 2023 Since its debut, the brand has unveiled five menswear collections with a focus on modern tailoring: Swiss-cotton shirting, upcycled jackets, cargo pants and luxe basics that range from $285 to $1,800 at retailers including Matches, MyTheresa and Bloomingdale’s. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 27 Sep. 2022 Finale dresses teamed with shirting and ties, all in the same color, are definitely not your everyday work uniform. ELLE, 9 Mar. 2023 With an emphasis on sleek and strong styling, fashion darlings are pairing their midis with other solid wardrobe essentials—think timeless tailoring, crisp shirting, and a minimalist accessory, or two. Laura Jackson, Vogue, 28 Feb. 2023 Regardless, Velez is a major American talent to watch. Easier to swallow was Tory Burch’s fantastic collection of backwards cocktail sheaths, slinky cocktail dresses, and satiny shirting and trousers. Rachel Tashjian, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 Feb. 2023 Powell was a standout in a one-and-a-half-breasted tuxedo, shirting and accessories from Brunello Cucinelli’s eveningwear capsule collection, paired with a timepiece by Omega, the 41mm De Ville Prestige Co-Axial Master Chronometer Small Seconds. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Jan. 2023 And its monochromatic shirting—from oxfords to shackets—will find a place in your closet, no matter your personal style. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 29 Dec. 2022 See More

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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 28 May. 2023.

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