shirtwaister

NOUN
  1. a blouse with buttons down the front
    in Britain they call a shirtwaist a shirtwaister
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How To Use shirtwaister In A Sentence

  • She was wearing a neat green shirtwaister and lace-up walking shoes. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES
  • Do not give us shirt or raglan sleeves, or ‘shirtwaister’ styles with blousy tops, or flared or pleated skirts in boring patterns.
  • Jackets would have a tailored body with army-drill sleeves; a gray sweatshirt-material top would be worn over a rich brocade dirndl; a full-skirted shirtwaister would come in blue military fabric with a small turn-down collar unexpectedly embroidered with silver Indian thread. Style.com: Daily Fashion Show Pictures
  • in Britain they call a shirtwaist a shirtwaister
  • She was wearing a neat green shirtwaister and lace-up walking shoes. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES
  • It was a conventional shirtwaister but of soft silk, with a swirling pattern of peacock greens, golds and blue. Death of a Scriptwriter
  • Wearing makeup and her new shirtwaister dress, she drove to the castle. Death of a Scriptwriter
  • She was later to be seen in his most celebrated creation, the ultra - suede shirtwaister, a huge hit in 1972.
  • No, the way to wear this summer's flat shoes is with crisp A-line skirts, shirtwaister dresses and narrow trousers.
  • The shirtwaister, although a rare breed, does exist; some of the most lovely are by S-Sung - heavy cotton, fitted tightly up top and often in oriental-inspired prints. The Guardian World News
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