Hawaiian shirt
noun Date: 1952 a usually short-sleeved sport shirt with a colorful pattern

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hawaiian shirt — n. a short sleeved, brightly patterned sport shirt, usually worn outside the trousers …   English World dictionary

  • Hawaiian shirt — a short sleeved, loose fitting, open collar shirt originally worn in Hawaii, made of lightweight fabric printed in colorful, often bold designs of flowers, leaves, birds, beaches, etc. Also called aloha shirt. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hawaiian shirt — Hawai′ian shirt′ n. clo a short sleeved sport shirt orig. of Hawaii, made of light fabric with colorful designs, esp. of birds and flowers …   From formal English to slang

  • Hawaiian shirt — noun a brightly coloured and gaily patterned shirt …   English new terms dictionary

  • hawaiian shirt — noun Usage: usually capitalized H : a usually short sleeved sport shirt with a colorful pattern …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hawaiian — may refer to: * Hawaiian language * Native Hawaiians * The Hawaiians, a football team in the World Football League from 1974 to 1975 * Hawaiian Airlines, a commercial airline * Hawaiian music * Hawaiian shirt or Aloha shirt, a type of colorful… …   Wikipedia

  • shirt — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clean ▪ crisp, fresh ▪ He wears a crisp white shirt to the office every day. ▪ long sleeved, short sleeved ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Hawaiian language — Hawaiian ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Spoken in Hawaiʻi: concentrated on Niʻihau and Hawaiʻi, but speakers throughout the Hawaiian Islands and the U.S. mainland …   Wikipedia

  • shirt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. blouse, chamise[tte], camisole, shift, plastron. See clothing. II (Roget s IV) n. Kinds of shirts include: dress, undershirt, sport, work, cowboy, Western, lumberman s, long sleeved, short sleeved,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Hawaiian — adj. Hawaiian is used with these nouns: ↑shirt …   Collocations dictionary

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