Meaning of aloha shirt in English:

aloha shirt



  • A loose, brightly patterned Hawaiian shirt.

    ‘Soon, weekday Willie Lohmans took off their gray flannel suits on weekends, donned brightly colored aloha shirts and flower leis and, with their mu mu-clad suburban wives, entertained each other at Polynesian parties.’
    • ‘They are a curious bunch, clad only in shorts, aloha shirts and Hawaiian leis.’
    • ‘Lu considers Honolulu his hometown and has a great fondness for Hawaiian aloha shirts.’
    • ‘In the 1920s, aloha shirts might be made from kimono lengths from Japan - elaborately printed silk or plain blue and white - or from big-patterned florals in English cotton, like the wrap-around pareus Gauguin's Tahitian women wear.’
    • ‘The vehicle's owner, clad in a screaming red aloha shirt, remains calm.’