shirtwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

shirt +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

shirtwise ‎(not comparable)

  1. (rare) In the style of a shirt.
    • 1932, Richard Blaker, The needle-watcher
      Some of the crew mustered, therefore, in cotton drawers or loin-cloths; in a tunic tucked, shirtwise, into them or napping loose...