- From Spanish guayabera. (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The true charm of a guayabera lies not in innovative designs but in the classic comfort and versatility that make an enthusiast like 33-year-old Jeff Rosendahl in Los Angeles call his guayabera "the best shirt I own.”
“The guayabera has been a part of the history of our country for a long time and constitutes one of the most authentic and legitimate expressions of Cubanism," the resolution said.”
“Sometimes on special occasions he wears slacks with a guayabera shirt.”
“I could be wearing long pants, a guayabera (sp?), and a white cowboy hat (as many locals do, espcially those coming into town from the country) and no one would ever mistake me for a Mexican.”
“Another difference here: at relatively dressy occasions you often see a gentleman wearing slacks and a fancy, well-ironed and starched guayabera.”
“My bet is that most guys prefer the guayabera over the suit and tie under any and all circumstances.”
“He was wearing a guayabera shirt trimmed with silver and gold and white pants.”
“The two men, dressed in neatly pressed guayabera shirts, shook hands as Mr. Calderón, with no small measure of delight, gestured to his audience to welcome Mexico's very special guest.”
“It was a good thing that I was wearing a guayabera, known for its many pockets.”
“Dressed in a white guayabera, beige pants and white slip-ons and surrounded by a cloud of aides, Rangel strolled through the lobby of Harlem Hospital Center.”
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