shirtfront

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

shirt +‎ front

NounEdit

shirtfront (plural shirtfronts)

  1. The front part of a shirt.
  2. A detachable insert that simulates the front of a shirt.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity:
      I liked the man for his own sake, and even had he promised to turn out a celebrity it would have had no weight with me. I look upon notoriety with the same indifference as on the buttons on a man's shirt-front, or the crest on his note-paper.
  3. (cricket) A term used in cricket to refer to a pitch that is easy to bat on.
Last modified on 21 July 2013, at 06:27