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Definition of "shirtwaister" [shirtwaister]

  • A woman's dress, the bodice of which is in the style of a shirt (with buttons down the front) (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shirtwaister" in a sentence
  • "Wearing makeup and her new shirtwaister dress, she drove to the castle."
  • "It was a conventional shirtwaister but of soft silk, with a swirling pattern of peacock greens, golds and blue."
  • "Today she is wearing a black shirtwaister from Rag & Bone, a sparkly cardigan from The Cross, pale grey tights and lace-up shoes from Kurt Geiger."
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