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Shirts, t-shirts and tops

blouse

noun

a shirt for women

boob tube

noun

a tight piece of women’s clothing like a round tube that covers the chest but not the shoulders

caftan

noun

another spelling of kaftan

corset

noun

a piece of clothing that looks like a corset

crop top

noun

a short shirt for women that does not cover the stomach

dicky

noun

a false shirt front that a man can wear under a jacket

dress shirt

noun

a formal shirt that men wear under a dinner jacket (=a black or white jacket worn on very formal occasions)

halter

noun

a woman’s piece of clothing for the top of her body that does not cover the shoulders or back and fastens at the back of the neck

kaftan

noun

a long loose piece of clothing with wide sleeves

kameez

noun

a piece of clothing like a long shirt, worn especially by people in South Asia, and often worn with a salwar

kurta

noun

a piece of clothing like a long shirt, worn by men in India

oxford

noun

an oxford shirt is made of thick cotton and has a collar that is fastened down with buttons

polo

noun

a polo shirt

polo shirt

noun

a cotton shirt with a collar, a few buttons at the neck, and short sleeves

shirt

noun

a piece of men’s clothing that covers the top part of the body. It usually has long sleeves and buttons down the front

shirt

noun

a similar piece of clothing worn by women. A woman’s shirt is often called a blouse.

singlet

noun

a piece of clothing with no sleeves that a man wears under a shirt

smock

noun

a long loose shirt for women

tee shirt

another spelling of T-shirt

T-shirt

noun

a soft shirt that usually has short sleeves and no collar

tube top

noun

a boob tube

tunic

noun

a long loose shirt, usually worn by women

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