shirt tail


shirt tail
shirt tail noun
The longer flap at the back of a shirt
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Main Entry:shirt

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shirt tail UK US noun [countable] [singular shirt tail plural shirt tails]
the bottom part of a shirt worn inside your trousers, especially the longer part at the back
Thesaurus: parts of clothesmeronym jackets and coatshyponym

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ˈshirt tail [shirt tail] noun
the part of a shirt that is below the waist and is usually inside your trousers/pants

He ran out of the house, his tie in his hand and his shirt tail hanging out.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • shirt tail — n the part of a shirt that is below your waist and is usually inside your trousers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shirt tail — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms shirt tail : singular shirt tail plural shirt tails the bottom part of a shirt worn inside your trousers, especially the longer part at the back …   English dictionary

  • shirt-tail — shirt tails also shirttail N COUNT Shirt tails are the long parts of a shirt below the waist. He wore sandals and old jeans and his shirt tails weren t tucked in …   English dictionary

  • shirt tail — noun the lower curved part of a shirt which comes below the waist …   English new terms dictionary

  • shirt tail — noun (C) the part of a shirt that is below your waist and is usually inside your trousers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shirt tail — /ˈʃɜt teɪl/ (say shert tayl) noun that part of a shirt below the waist …   Australian English dictionary

  • shirt·tail — /ˈʃɚtˌteıl/ noun, pl tails [count] : the part of a shirt that hangs below the waist especially in the back usually plural His shirttails were untucked …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirt|tail — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shirt-tail ending — In Traditional jazz, a shirt tail ending is a perfect cadence played after a full bar of silence following the end of a piece. Typically the dominant chord is augmented …   Wikipedia

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