a man's loosefitting, usually white shirt customarily worn hanging free outside the trousers: it is especially popular in Latin America
Origin of guayaberaAmerican Spanish
A light, collared, usually short-sleeved shirt having buttons and pleats down the front and often large pockets, and typically worn outside the pants.
Origin of guayaberaAmerican Spanish, perhaps from Spanish guayaba, guava (from the fact that the pockets are suitable for holding guavas); see guava, or alteration of (camisa) yayabera, (shirt) in the Yayabo River style (after the Yayabo, River in central Cuba).
- A light, open-necked shirt worn by men in Latin America and the West Indies.
From Spanish guayabera.