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10.
A most amusing synonym for homosexual, that is sadly not in everyday usage. It would have been most common in public or grammar schools and used by nausghty schoolboys. An ideal insult for the less crude or poorly educated, and due to its less common nature sounds, more original
All the personal pronouns and what have you, in this poem seem to be male. The poet was a bloke. I assume he must have been a bit of an old shirt lifter
by Synonym September 06, 2006
 
1.
British urban slang for a male homosexual who lifts his shirt to enable sexual access to another of the same sex anal intercourse.
Oy! He looks to be a bit of a shirt-lifter to me mate!
by Smokey March 03, 2005
 
2.
A shirtlifter is a homosexual male.
A homosexual male who lifts his shirt to allow sexual access to his same sex partner.
by Blondie February 15, 2005
 
3.
1. An active homosexual male
2. An indecisive Australian Rules football player
1. "Stay in front of me, ya bloody shirtlifter"
2. "Kick it, ya shirtlifter, some of us have got to work on Monday"
by Agg August 10, 2003
 
4.
homosexual
"He doesn`t want a girlfriend,he`s a shirtlifter"
by wizard January 25, 2003
 
5.
Gay male.
Really? I never suspected John was a shirt-lifter - not that there's anything wrong with that.
by scarphish April 22, 2003
 
6.
A gay male who lifts his shirt (and bends over) for anal intercourse.

Primarily British usage.
Q. hey, is your mate a top?

A. No, he'll top sometimes, but he's really a shirtlifter.
by anglophile-4-69 November 15, 2009
 
7.
A slag word for a gay man. A man who enjoys lifting the shirts off other men.
He is a right shirt lifter him!
by l turnbull September 12, 2005