Definition of Dress shirt

1. Noun. A man's white shirt (with a starch front) for evening wear (usually with a tuxedo).

Exact synonyms: Evening Shirt
Terms within: Plastron
Generic synonyms: Shirt



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dress Shirt

dress coat
dress coats
dress code
dress codes
dress down
dress form
dress hanger
dress hat
dress out
dress rack
dress rehearsal
dress rehearsals
dress shield
dress shields
dress ship
dress shirt (current term)
dress shop
dress suit
dress uniform
dress up
dress whites
dressable
dressage
dressages
dressed
dressed(p)
dressed-up
dressed down
dressed ore

Literary usage of Dress shirt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Guide to Laundry-work: A Manual for Home and School by Mary Davoren Chambers (1915)
"This is probably because a yellow tint is not so apparent by artificial light — where a dress shirt is generally worn — while a blue tint is often ..."

2. A Yankee in the Far East by George Hoyt Allen (1915)
"... and if we were, a dress-suit would be of secondary importance to me — anyway I got aboard with only one dress shirt. After clearing from Bombay for Aden ..."

3. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"(Virginia.) Men and women: Cloak, waist garment, moccasins, sandals(?), breechcloth(V). ( Western..) Men: Robe, long dress-shirt, long leggings, moccasins, ..."

4. Hints for Camping and Walking: How to Camp Out by John Mead Gould (1877)
"In that case cut the holes low enough so that the dress-shirt will fold over the top of the trousers, and give the appearance of hip-pantaloons. ..."

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