sport shirt

or sports shirt

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noun
  1. a long- or short-sleeved soft shirt for informal wear by men, having a squared-off shirttail that may be left outside the trousers, usually worn without a tie.

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Origin of sport shirt

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First recorded in 1915–20

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How to use sport shirt in a sentence

  • And he had—he had on an open-neck shirt, but it—uh—could have been a sport shirt or a T-shirt.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • In a dress shirt of a color, as I recall, but it was not a sport shirt—and slacks.

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • As he stooped to pick it up, an object on a string which he wore about his neck, swung from beneath his sport shirt.

    Whispering Walls | Mildred A. Wirt
  • The shirt had no tail, but was cut square at the bottom like a sport shirt.

    The Golden Skull | John Blaine
  • He's never happier than when he's dolled up in a sport-shirt and a lavender scarf and toasting marshmallows.

    The Adventure Club Afloat | Ralph Henry Barbour