shirtsleeve

[ US /ˈʃɝtˌsɫiv/ ]
NOUN
  1. the sleeve of a shirt
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How To Use shirtsleeve In A Sentence

  • Thus, a miller in apron and shirtsleeves would not be confused with a magistrate in frock coat, knee breeches, and silk stockings.
  • December in Antibes is often warm -- shirtsleeve weather, but cool enough for a jacket in the evening. THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK
  • ‘I'm sorry, I'm such a disgrace,’ Sam sobbed into her brother and her hands clung to his shirtsleeves.
  • It's one thing for a politician, in the thick of a campaign, to rally the faithful in all his shirtsleeved, open-necked, down-home glory. Curtains for the Necktie?
  • He's visibly agitated, gesturing with passion, darting looks out the window, and adjusting his monogrammed shirtsleeves as he searches for his words.
  • Doran shed his cardigan and sat at his dusty patio table in shirtsleeves, his fair arms freckling in the first real sun of the new year. Two Poets
  • A man, slightly dishevelled, bullishly confident in shirtsleeves, running things. Times, Sunday Times
  • Flapping his hands out of the capacious shirtsleeves, he brought them to his mouth, paused another instant, and then piped out: ‘Release!’
  • Thus, a miller in apron and shirtsleeves would not be confused with a magistrate in frock coat, knee breeches, and silk stockings.
  • The initial format was criticised as being less authoritative than other output on the channel, this being blamed on the radical colour and design of the set and the shirtsleeved male presenters.
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