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shirt-dress

[ shurt-dres ]
/ ˈʃɜrtˌdrɛs /
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noun
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Origin of shirt-dress

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for shirt-dress

shirtdress
/ (ˈʃɜːtˌdrɛs) /

noun
a dress that resembles a lengthened shirt, often worn with a belt
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