Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shirt worn over another shirt or over other clothing without being tucked into the waistband.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An outer shirt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A shirt intended to be worn over other clothes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He was dressed casually, in loose slacks and an even looser shirt and overshirt, and his high forehead creased a little as the newsreader continued her report.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • He was dressed casually, in loose slacks and an even looser shirt and overshirt, and his high forehead creased a little as the newsreader continued her report.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • On my way out I grabbed my jacket, an insulated flannel overshirt.

    Arcane Circle

  • On my way out I grabbed my jacket, an insulated flannel overshirt.

    Arcane Circle

  • He began to unbutton her overshirt, letting the air hold her leash in place through one of his little magic tricks, and the smile on her face vanished, replaced by a thin rigid line of null expression.

    Crossed

  • He began to unbutton her overshirt, letting the air hold her leash in place through one of his little magic tricks, and the smile on her face vanished, replaced by a thin rigid line of null expression.

    Crossed

  • On my way out I grabbed my jacket, an insulated flannel overshirt.

    Arcane Circle

  • Funny thing is, it was actually considered shocking to see someone wearing a t-shirt as an overshirt.

    Original Shirt | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Around the same time, another man, a white male in his 40s, also passed through that alley and became the initial suspect in the case, because authorities thought it suspicious that he removed an overshirt and seemed to be looking in the direction of the car bomb.

    Getaway Car Waited, but Key Was Lost

  • Earlier in the day, police released video of a man who stopped in an alleyway, took off an overshirt showing a red one underneath and put it in a bag before continuing on his way.

    Bomb Suspect Proves Elusive

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