A lightweight shirt without buttons, with short sleeves and no collar. Often made of cotton and frequently bears a picture or slogan.

Many bands make more money from T-shirt sales than from sale of tickets.

See Also: been there, done that, bought the T-shirt, been there, done that, got the T-shirt, concert T-shirt, wet t-shirt competition, wet t-shirt contest

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