shirt front

  1. the front of a shirt, especially the part that is exposed when a jacket or vest is worn.

Origin of shirt front

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby shirt front Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shirt front in a sentence

  • She could hardly take her eyes off him, as he sat there in his beautiful evening suit and white shirt-front.

    The Creators | May Sinclair
  • His snowy shirt front gave air of almost reckless joviality to desolate Treasury Bench.

  • Landy, too, sensing the importance of coming events, improved his appearance by buttoning up his shirt-front.

    David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
  • With a gay little gesture she drew it from her shirt-front, then, smiling, sat turning it over and over in her lap.

    In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
  • From head to foot he was attired in this color, except where the white cuffs and collar and shirt front showed through.