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Of a shirt, not tucked into the pants; worn in a casual manner.

A dress shirt should be tucked in, but a t-shirt can be worn out.

Additional definitions for 'wear out':

wear outTo cause to become damaged, useless, or ineffective through continued use, especially hard, heavy, or careless use.
wear outTo deteriorate or become unusable or ineffective due to continued use, exposure, or strain.
wear outTo exhaust; to cause or contribute to another's exhaustion, fatigue, or weariness, as by continued strain or exertion.
wear outTo become exhausted, tired, fatigued, or weary, as by continued strain or exertion.
wear outOf apparel, displayed in public.
wear outTo punish by spanking.
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