Meaning of “in shirtsleeves” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"in shirtsleeves" in British English

See all translations

in shirtsleeves

dressed informally, wearing a shirt with no jacket over it:

Because it was so hot, the men were all in their shirtsleeves.

(Definition of “in shirtsleeves” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!