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  • n. The front part of a shirt.
  • n. A detachable insert that simulates the front of a shirt.
  • n. A term used in cricket to refer to a pitch that is easy to bat on.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
  • n. the front of a shirt (usually the part not covered by a jacket)


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shirt +‎ front


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  • Staging it in England at any time of year is therefore probably a bad idea, and while the romantic call of Lord's is loud, if the sun comes out there the pitch can be a shirtfront—bland, true, predictable, with little in the way of dangerous bounce or movement.

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  • Bones lifted by a shirtfront, the man rises, then lies tilted, neck arched, his world narrowed to a damp cloth that smells of dead men.


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  • Ilan asked, unbuttoning the shirtfront of her dress.

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  • The front tooth on the right broke through my perfect smile in a huge crescent, coloring the landscape of my shirtfront a deep crimson.

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  • Before Dougal could blink, Doomforge swung out a paw and grasped him by the shirtfront, slamming him against the stone wall.

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