Definition of Shirttail

1. Noun. A brief addendum at the end of a newspaper article.

Group relationships: News Article, News Story, Newspaper Article
Generic synonyms: Appendix



2. Noun. Fabric forming the tail of a shirt.
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile
Group relationships: Shirt

Definition of Shirttail

1. Noun. The single or split (then rather plural) bottom part of a shirt, below the waist, especially in the back, which, when not tucked into trousers or other vestment, hangs over the wearer's tail-end, like a tail. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shirttail

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shirttail

shirtily
shirting
shirtings
shirtless
shirtlessness
shirtlifter
shirtlike
shirtmaker
shirtmakers
shirtmaking
shirts
shirts and skins
shirtsleeve
shirtsleeved
shirtsleeves
shirttail (current term)
shirttailed
shirttailing
shirttails
shirtwaist
shirtwaist blouse
shirtwaisted
shirtwaister
shirtwaisters
shirtwaists
shirtwise
shirty
shish
shish kebab
shish kebob

Literary usage of Shirttail

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1. The American Pageant Revisited: Recollections of a Stanford Historian by Thomas A. Bailey (1982)
"But at the end he published a "shirttail," in which I was misquoted again. I have learned the hard way that in an argument of this kind the editor will ..."

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