Definition of shirtsleeve noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shirtsleeve

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈʃərtsliv//
 
[usually plural]
 
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  • a sleeve of a shirt He rolled up his shirtsleeves.
  • Idioms
    in (your) shirtsleeves
     
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    wearing a shirt without a jacket, etc. on top of it It was a hot day and most of the men were in shirtsleeves.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: shirtsleeve