Definitions

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

  • noun A tight-fitting stretchable shirt worn especially by surfers to protect the upper body from abrasion, as from rubbing against a surfboard.

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  • noun Rash vest.

Etymologies

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rash +‎ guard

Examples

  • Select swimwear such as rashguard shirts with long sleeves to give extra protection.

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  • (Weke Road, just past mile marker 5 on Highway 560). $65 will buy you a 90-minute small-group class, plus use of a foam-core longboard and rashguard for the rest of the day.

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  • Some of Siguenza's personal items were recovered including his rashguard, shirt, shorts, and a fin and positively identified by the friends Siguenza went fishing with, Cruz.

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  • Annie lent me her Speedo long sleeve rashguard with matching teeny-weeny biking shorts (which did end up looking too tiny for my not-so-size-0 body).

    The Bull Runner

  • Even if you're not paddling into the surf, a rashguard is still a perfect shore accessory.

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