Meaning of shirt-sleeve
Pronunciation: (shûrt'slēv"), [key]
- not wearing a jacket; informally dressed: a shirt-sleeve mob.
- warm enough to live or work in without wearing a jacket or coat: shirt-sleeve weather in November.
- simple, plain, and informal; direct and straightforward in approach, manner, etc.: shirt-sleeve diplomacy.
- shirt-sleeve (Thesaurus)