shirtsleeve

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1 shirtsleeve /ˈʃɚtˌsliːv/ noun
plural shirtsleeves
1 shirtsleeve
/ˈʃɚtˌsliːv/
noun
plural shirtsleeves
Learner's definition of SHIRTSLEEVE
[count]
: the sleeve of a shirt

in (your) shirtsleeves

: wearing a shirt but no coat or jacket
2 shirtsleeve adjective
also shirtsleeves /ˈʃɚtˌsliːvz/
2 shirtsleeve
adjective
also shirtsleeves /ˈʃɚtˌsliːvz/
Learner's definition of SHIRTSLEEVE
always used before a noun US
: warm enough so that you do not need a coat or jacket
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