polo shirt

polo shirt
noun Date: 1920 a close-fitting pullover often knit shirt with short or long sleeves and turnover collar or banded neck

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polo shirt — n a shirt that has a collar, a few buttons near the neck, and is pulled on over the head …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • polo shirt — polo ,shirt noun count a cotton shirt with a collar, a few buttons at the neck, and short sleeves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • polo shirt — ► NOUN ▪ a casual short sleeved shirt with a collar and two or three buttons at the neck …   English terms dictionary

  • polo shirt — ☆ polo shirt n. a knitted pullover sport shirt …   English World dictionary

  • polo shirt — polo shirts N COUNT A polo shirt is a soft short sleeved piece of clothing with a collar, which you put on over your head …   English dictionary

  • Polo shirt — A tennis shirt, now commonly called a polo shirt and also known as a golf shirt, is a T shaped shirt with a collar, typically two or three buttons down a slit below the collar, and an optional pocket. A zipper may substitute for buttons, or… …   Wikipedia

  • polo shirt — noun a shirt with short sleeves designed for comfort and casual wear • Syn: ↑sport shirt • Hypernyms: ↑shirt * * * noun, pl ⋯ shirts [count] : a shirt with a collar and a few buttons at the neck that you put on by pulling over your head * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • polo shirt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms polo shirt : singular polo shirt plural polo shirts a cotton shirt with a collar, a few buttons at the neck, and short sleeves …   English dictionary

  • polo shirt — po′lo shirt n. clo a pullover sport shirt, usu. of cotton knit, with a round neckline or turnover collar Also called polo 3) • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • polo shirt — /ˈpoʊloʊ ʃɜt/ (say pohloh shert) noun a short sleeved top, similar to a T shirt, but having a collar and buttoned placket. {from the style of shirt worn by polo players} …   Australian English dictionary

  • polo shirt — a short sleeved, pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton or cottonlike knit, with a round neckband or a turnover collar. Also called polo. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

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