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Definition of keep (one's) shirt on

keep (one's) shirt on

verb

  • to not get angry, to stay calm.
    Don't do yer block or chuck a wobbly, keep yer bloody shirt on.

    Last edited on Jun 04 2013. Submitted by John Kitus from Boise, ID, USA on Jan 24 2012.

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Other terms relating to 'keep':

Definitions include: "keep buggering on", i.e. don't give up.
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: to monitor new information or rumors.
Definitions include: to supervise a person.
Definitions include: to watch for.
Definitions include: to remain courageous.
Definitions include: to restrain from laughing.
Definitions include: to keep one's composure.
Definitions include: sardonic retort to "No shit, Sherlock!"
Definitions include: from football, but referring to an object that you like.
Definitions include: statement of encouragement.
Definitions include: to tell the truth.
Definitions include: to keep it real.
Definitions include: doing things in way a gangster would.
Definitions include: to not be promiscuous.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: A Southern Colloquialism meaning absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

Other terms relating to 'shirt':

Definitions include: to lose a lot or all of one's money.
Definitions include: someone who is likely to be martyred, often someone who's own character or role is trivial.
Definitions include: male homosexual
Definitions include: an overly formal person.
Definitions include: to shoot someone

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