Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a close-fitting pullover shirt

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of T-shirt

jersey, tee shirt

Alternate forms of T-shirt

Hyponyms: polo-neck, turtle, turtleneck

Hypernyms: shirt

Origin of the word T-shirt

  1. 1920, in allusion to the shape it makes when laid out flat. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment


something jumbled or confused