Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


or henley

[hen-lee] /ˈhɛn li/
noun, plural Henleys.
a short- or long-sleeved pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton, with a round neckband and an often covered neckline placket.
Also called Henley shirt, henley shirt.
Origin of Henley1
after a style traditionally worn by rowers at Henley-on-Thames Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for henley-shirt


town on the Thames in Oxfordshire, site of annual regatta since 1839. The name is Old English hean-leage "(settlement) at or by the high wood."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Henley

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for henley

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for henley-shirt