T-shirt definition

tēshûrt
A short-sleeved, pullover shirt with no collar.
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A lightweight shirt without buttons, with short sleeves and no collar. Often made of cotton and frequently bears a picture or slogan.

Many bands make more money from T-shirt sales than from sale of tickets.

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A collarless, cotton undershirt with short sleeves.
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A similar pullover knit sport shirt.
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Alternative spelling of T-shirt.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of t-shirt - teeshirt, tee shirt, tee-shirts

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
t-shirt
Plural:
t-shirts

Origin of t-shirt

  • Perhaps from its being shaped like the letter T when spread out

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From its shape.

    From Wiktionary