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shirt/ˈʃɚt/noun
pluralshirts
shirt
/ˈʃɚt/
noun
pluralshirts
Learner's definition of SHIRT  
[count]
: a piece of clothing for the upper body that has sleeves and usually a collar and buttons down the front

keep your shirt on

informal
— used to tell someone to calm down or be more patient

lose your shirt

chiefly US, informal
: to lose a lot of money because of a bad bet or investment

put your shirt on

chiefly British, informal
: to bet a lot of money on (someone or something)

the shirt off your back

informal
◊ People who would give you the shirt off their back would do anything to help you.
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