in one's shirtsleeves
or in shirtsleeves phrasal wearing a shirt but no coat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in (one's) shirtsleeves — wearing a shirt with nothing over it. → shirtsleeve …   English new terms dictionary

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  • in shirtsleeves — phrasal see in one s shirtsleeves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • en cuerpo — /ān kwārˈpō/ (Spanish) adverb 1. (also in cuerpo and in querpo) in close fitting dress 2. Without a cloak or coat 3. In undress, eg in one s shirtsleeves 4. Sometimes used erroneously for stark naked, the Spanish for which is en cueros …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirtsleeve — noun the sleeve of a shirt. Phrases in (one s) shirtsleeves wearing a shirt with nothing over it. Derivatives shirtsleeved adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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