Definitions

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

  • noun An upper undergarment, typically having short or no sleeves, worn next to the skin under a shirt.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A shirt or similar garment, as of woolen, worn under a shirt and next to the skin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A shirt worn next the skin, under another shirt; -- called also undervest.

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

  • noun an upper undergarment with no collar, and with short or no sleeves, worn next to the skin under a shirt; a singlet or (British) a vest

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

  • noun a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Listen, I'm looking at this photo of Ripley in her underwear, from the original -- the undershirt is the same, but these briefs -- I think maybe they aren't really women's briefs, I think these are men's, like a Speedo version of undies.

    GINNY BATES ON HALLOWEEN

  • During the winter a shirt with an undershirt is usually sufficient except on overcast and colder days when a light jacket will help.

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  • But from my personal experience during the spring, summer and fall a shirt without undershirt is usually comfortable except on the very hottest days.

    Cuernavaca

  • During the winter a shirt with an undershirt is usually sufficient except on overcast and colder days when a light jacket will help.

    Cuernavaca

  • During the winter a shirt with an undershirt is usually sufficient except on overcast and colder days when a light jacket will help.

    Cuernavaca

  • But from my personal experience during the spring, summer and fall a shirt without undershirt is usually comfortable except on the very hottest days.

    Cuernavaca

  • During the winter a shirt with an undershirt is usually sufficient except on overcast and colder days when a light jacket will help.

    Cuernavaca

  • But from my personal experience during the spring, summer and fall a shirt without undershirt is usually comfortable except on the very hottest days.

    Cuernavaca

  • But from my personal experience during the spring, summer and fall a shirt without undershirt is usually comfortable except on the very hottest days.

    Cuernavaca

  • During the winter a shirt with an undershirt is usually sufficient except on overcast and colder days when a light jacket will help.

    Cuernavaca

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