What is another word for undershirt?

Pronunciation: [ˌʌndəʃˈɜːt] (IPA)

An undershirt is a garment that is worn under a shirt or blouse. It is designed to be worn next to the skin and provides an extra layer of warmth and protection. There are several synonyms for the word undershirt, including vest, singlet, tank top, and camisole. A vest typically refers to a sleeveless undershirt that covers the chest and back. Singlet and tank top are often used interchangeably and refer to a sleeveless shirt that covers the torso. A camisole is a type of undershirt that is typically worn by women and features spaghetti straps. Regardless of the style, undershirts are an essential part of many people's wardrobe and provide comfort and functionality.

What are the hypernyms for Undershirt?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Undershirt

The red's my old undershirt, the blue I found thrown up in the surf one day and the white is a bit of sail I had with me when I dropped in to take my throne.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
In the meantime wear your sweater; or, if it is warm enough, appear in your undershirt.
"Camp and Trail"
Stewart Edward White
Whenever the weather turns very cold on you, just put on the extra undershirt over the one you are wearing, and you will be surprised to discover how much warmth two gauze tissues-with the minute air space between them-can give.
"Camp and Trail"
Stewart Edward White

Famous quotes with Undershirt

  • Between the lines it must have hurt To see the neighborhood go down, Your neighbor in his undershirt At dusk come out to mow his lawn.
    Donald Justice

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