Definition of ruffle shirt in English:

ruffle shirt

noun

  • 1A shirt adorned with ruffles.

  • 2US. A person who wears a ruffle shirt; (hence) a person of means; a snobbish person. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From ruffle + shirt.

Pronunciation

ruffle shirt

/ˈrʌfl ʃəːt/